Examines the culture and beliefs regarding life after death. This book describes the many ways the afterlife - especially that part of the afterlife commonly known as 'Hell' - has been characterized in myths from around the world.
ERNEST L. ABEL is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Psychology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He is the author of more than 40 books and 200 publications. He is Past President of the Behavioral Teratology Society and the Fetal Alcohol Study Group of the Research Society on Alcoholism. In 1989, he was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Fellowship award by Wayne State University's Board of Governors.