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By Brad Steiger

In 14 chapters, those volumes hide vast strategies from ''Afterlife Mysteries'' to ''Invaders from Outer Space.'' each one bankruptcy starts with an outline and an overview of the themes and subtopics which are lined. in the chapters, entries are in general prepared in alphabetical order. every one ends with an additional studying checklist known as ''Delving Deeper.'' Glossaries are appended to every bankruptcy and cumulated in quantity three. Occasional cross-references seem in daring style in the textual content to refer the reader to different entries, yet because the set doesn't have a strict A-Z association, one needs to use the index to figure out the place these entries can be found. as a result of set's topical association, the index is key.

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While the doctrine of the resurrection of the body has never been abandoned in Islam, later students of the Qur’an sought to define the soul in more metaphysical terms, and a belief in the preexistence of souls was generally established. In this view, Allah kept a treasure house of souls in paradise available for their respective incarnations on Earth. the Unusual and Unexplained Muslims pray in the direction of Mecca during an Islamic holiday at Coney Island, New York. (AP/WIDE WORLD PHOTOS) Afterlife Mysteries 14 The Islamic paradise is in many ways an extension of the legendary Garden of Eden in the Bible.

They also discovered a bone flute, a stone ring, and a life-sized sculpture of a goddess. html. 10 July 2001. Archeologists believe that the discovery of these relics, as well as of the pyramid itself, will be crucial in learning more about both the spiritual and earthbound life of the peoples of the Hongshan culture. person’s tomb was called the het ka, the “house of the ka,” suggesting that the Egyptians not only considered the ka an essential aspect of a human being, but understood that a provision for it, as well as for the physical body, must be made at the time of death.

The event of “unwrapping a mummy” became a most popular attraction and draw to European museums. 6. In 1896, British archaeologist William Flinders Petrie began using Xray techniques to examine mummies without unwrapping them. 7. In the early 1970s, scientists began using computed tomography, or CAT scans, to create images of the insides of mummies. This aided them in determining information about the embalming and wrapping processes the Egyptians used. 8. During the 1980s and 1990s, scientists extracted DNA from mummies in hopes of gathering information about ancient Egyptian patterns of settlement and migration, as well as information on diseases and genetic characteristics.

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