Leviathan - Part 3 Chapter 38 Summary & Analysis

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Here the reader is introduced to eternal life, hell, salvation, the world to come, and redemption. Eternal life is granted to Christians who are good citizens of their commonwealth, who follow the divine law, and have faith that the second life exists. For people who do not believe in Christ or the Kingdom of God, they suffer an eternal death after judgment.

There are many ideas of where people go to die eternally. One idea is that they go to a place called Tartaurus where non-believers are swallowed up by the earth and are sent down into a bottomless pit. A second idea, taken from the proverbs, says the place of the damned is underwater. A third account of where the damned go is a huge fire or fiery lake representative of Sodom and Gomorrah's experience and judgment of their sins. A fourth...

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