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Philander Chase philosophizes about the goal of humans on Earth before death. He believes that good Christians should not expect a joyful life while on Earth but rather should work hard to get into Heaven when they die, where they will be able to rest.
Philander Chase, Rachel Denison, death, religion, afterlife, philosophy
Chase, Philander, "Letter to Rachel Denison" (1845). Philander Chase Letters. 1241.