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Heaven Our Enduring Fascination with the Afterlife

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ISBN-10: 0060554754

ISBN-13: 9780060554750

Edition: 2010

Authors: Lisa Miller

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Stressed by daily news of tragedy and economic uncertainty, fearful of the inevitability of death, and buoyed by their love for God, people yearn for a paradise beyond the corporeal, free from suffering and pain. Yet as Newsweek Religion Editor Lisa Miller demonstrates in this absorbing and enlightening book, this desire for a celestial afterlife is universal-shared by faithful around the world and across religions-and as old as the Bible itself. While there are many notions of what exactly heaven is and how we get there, the one point on which believers, whether Jewish, Christian, or Muslim, agree is that heaven is God's home. Heaven is a 2,000-year tour through the fascinating history and…    
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Book details

List price: $25.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 3/23/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.00" long x 1.17" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Lisa Miller is a Children's Worker in a Family Placement Team working for North Ayrshire Council.