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Book Review: Heaven: Our Enduring Fascination with the Afterlife by Lisa Miller

Heaven: Our Enduring Fascination with the Afterlife

By Lisa Miller

Harper; 331 pages

As far as heaven goes, there are many more questions than answers: Will we all get our own mansions? Will we see our loved ones? Will our bodies look the way they did when we were 25? Will we even have bodies? The Bible, Koran and Torah leave much about the afterlife up in the air. That means many of us--including the 80% of Americans who say they believe in heaven--must fill in the blanks ourselves. In her new book, Newsweek religion editor Lisa Miller gives it a...

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