Table of Contents

Introduction   1
The ultimate value of any religion is how well it relieves your fear of death. A religion must answer two questions if it is to be of any help: Is there an afterlife, and if so, what must you DO to get there?
Chapter 1 What Happens After You Die? 5

Compares Islam and Catholicism to show how most religions provide a “magic formula” for life after death.

Chapter 2 Is There an Afterlife? What the Religions Say 13
Examines what Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Protestantism, Jehovah’s Witnessism, and Mormonism teach about life after death.
Chapter 3 What About Religions That Don’t Include Jesus? 49

Examines what Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Buddhism teach about life after death.

Chapter 4 What People Say About the Bible 73

Quotes praising the Bible from Thomas Jefferson, Helen Keller, Patrick Henry, Daniel Webster, and Noah Webster; quotes denouncing the Bible from Richard Dawkins, Aleister Crowley, Isaac Asimov, and Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain).

Chapter 5 What the Bible Says 87

Looks at why the Bible is a trustworthy source and what it says about the afterlife.

Chapter 6 How I Finally Lost My Fear of Death 105

The realization that I was not good enough to get to heaven on my own, and what I did about it.

Chapter 7 Eternal Life Is a Free Gift 125

Religions teach that you must DO something to earn eternal life. The Bible explains why eternal life is a free gift.

Chapter 8 How You Can Lose Your Fear of Death Right Now 135

Walks you personally through the steps that will relieve you of your fear of death.

Endnotes   143
Image Credits   155
About the Author   158