The death of an individual represents a moment of tragic and unexplainable loss for the members of a community that reveals the need and consequent desire to create beliefs about the existence of an afterlife. For numerous scholars this aspect of human life represents the beginning of a long- term evolutionary process that generated the development of forms of religiosity, dating back to the earliest members of the human species.

Funerary Customs and Religious Practices in the Ancient Near East

Laneri Nicola
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2018

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The death of an individual represents a moment of tragic and unexplainable loss for the members of a community that reveals the need and consequent desire to create beliefs about the existence of an afterlife. For numerous scholars this aspect of human life represents the beginning of a long- term evolutionary process that generated the development of forms of religiosity, dating back to the earliest members of the human species.
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