Stones placed on a Jewish grave to show respect for the deceased. Orthodox Rabbi Joseph Telushkin says Jewish tradition holds that there is an afterlife but doesn't encourage speculation on what it might be like. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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For Rabbi, A Just God Without An Afterlife Is 'Inconceivable'
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A Philosopher's 'Afterlife': We May Die, But Others Live On
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A St. Louis-area imam spoke with NPR about what Muslims believe about life after death. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Imam: 'We Can't Imagine' The Beauty Of Paradise After Death
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Detail of the central compartment of The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, completed in 1432 by Jan van Eyck, where pilgrims gather to pay homage to the lamb of God. Many art historians interpret the painting's fountain as a symbol of eternal life. DEA Picture Library/De Agostini/Getty Images hide caption

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To Pastor, Afterlife Is Where We 'Learn To Live Together'
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Letters: Some Cheers, Some Boos, For Afterlife Series
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