Belief in survival of soul is universal

The Christians have their Heaven, the Buddhist has his Nirvana, the Mohammedans have their paradise, and the Indians have their Happy Hunting Ground. J.T. Addison says, “The belief that the soul of man survives his death is so nearly unimversal that we have no reliable record of a tribe or nation or religion in which it does not prevail.”

Berkhof, Systematic Theology, Part 6.1

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