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The divine life of animals

one man"s quest to discover whether the souls of animals live on

by Ptolemy Tompkins

  • 140 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pets -- Miscellanea,
  • Soul -- Miscellanea,
  • Future life -- Miscellanea,
  • Pets -- Death -- Miscellanea

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPtolemy Tompkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1999 .T625 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23962427M
    ISBN 109780307451323
    LC Control Number2009048597
    OCLC/WorldCa437298752

    Bring out the divine in your canine Obedient, devoted, and happy--that's what we all want our dogs to be. Let Brother Christopher and the Monks of New Skete show you how to get there through the stories of sixteen unruly dogs who came to them with more than a few lessons to learn. Get this from a library! The divine life of animals: one man's quest to discover whether the souls of animals live on. [Ptolemy Tompkins] -- "Anyone who has ever mourned the loss of a cherished pet has wondered about the animal soul. Do animals survive the death of the body, or are they doomed to disappear completely when they leave this.

      These are questions that Ptolemy Tompkins ponders in "The Divine Life of Animals: One Man’s Quest to Discover Whether the Souls of Animals Live On." Tompkins, son of writer Peter Tompkins ("The Secret Life of Plants"), blends real-life stories of bereaved owners' afterlife experiences wtih beloved pets and extensive research into history and. Editor's Note: "The Divine Life of Animals" explores whether animals have souls that live on even after death. Ptolemy Tompkins, a senior editor at Angels on Earth magazine for Guideposts and a.

    NONFICTION The Divine Life of Animals By Ptolemy Tompkins Crown, pp., $ A hairy feline sits in the shadows near where I sit, even as I write about a book that weighs the fate of his. Get this from a library! The divine life of animals: one man's quest to discover whether the souls of animals live on. [Ptolemy Tompkins] -- Scientists and religious authorities have long scoffed at the idea of animals in heaven, but Ptolemy Tompkins offers a very different vision in the wise yet startlingly original book. Equally at home.


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