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This index presents the list of names, terms and concepts of early Jewish and Christian tradition. Is there an "otherworld" which, at least sometimes, is in contact with the world(s) we live in? Will we have a place and future in this otherworld after we passed away? If "yes": What will this future look like? Death is the end of life-the absolute end, at least for life in the way we know it. Therefore, death radically questions any attempt of making sense of human life. Definite answers to these and related questions will most probably never be reached, but it has not prevented humanity from asking the questions and trying to come up with some sort of answer.

Keywords:Christian tradition; death; early Jewish tradition



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