"Heaven And Hell: A History Of The Afterlife" By Bart D. Ehrman
Bart D. Ehrman is a leading authority on the New Testament and the history of early Christianity, and the author or editor of more than thirty books, including the New York Times bestsellers "Misquoting Jesus," "How Jesus Became God," and "The Triumph of Christianity."
A Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he has created eight popular audio and video courses for "The Great Courses." He has been featured in Time, The New Yorker, and The Washington Post, and has appeared on NBC, CNN, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the History Channel, the National Geographic Channel, BBC, and NPR.
His most recent book is "Heaven and Hell."