Readership: Readers interested in the philosophy of religion or eschatology; Protestant and Roman Catholic theological readers; seminary students
Jerry L. Walls, Visiting Scholar, Center for Philosophy of Religion, Notre Dame
Visiting scholar at the Center for Philosophy of Religion at Notre Dame; previously professor of Philosophy of Religion at Asbury Seminary.
"Only Jerry Walls or C.S. Lewis could have written this splendid book on the history and philosophical theology of purgatory. It is clear, systematic, engaging, and illuminating." - Charles Taliaferro, Professor of Philosophy, St. Olaf College
Chapter 1: A Short History of Purgatory
Chapter 2: Protestant Objections and Alternatives to Purgatory
Chapter 3: Models of Purgatory
Chapter 4: Personal Identity, Time, and Purgatory
Chapter 5: Purgatory and Theories of a <"Second Chance>"
Chapter 6: C.S. Lewis and the Prospect of Mere Purgatory
Conclusion: Looking Forward by Looking Back