Himmelska visioner

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A number of medieval visions of the otherworld have been preserved in writing. This article studies six such visions from the seventh to the twelfth centuries. Whereas most studies focus on what such visions have to say about hell and purgatory, this study focuses on what they have to say about heaven.


Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Religious Studies


  • Fursa, Drythelm, Beda, Tnugdal, Alberic, Orm, Gunthelm., purgatory, hell, heaven, Visions of the otherworld
Original languageSwedish
Title of host publicationEtt fönster mot den himmelska kyrkan: en vänskrift till Alf Härdelin (Skara stiftshistoriska sällskaps skriftserie, 34)
EditorsJohnny Hagberg
PublisherSkara stiftshistoriska sällskap
ISBN (Print)978-91-976688-7-3
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Publication categoryPopular science

Bibliographic note

The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (015017000)