We are troubled by the reality of death, but many of us are just as perplexed by the idea of the afterlife. In this open-minded history of the hereafter, Newsweek religion editor Lisa Miller draws from both history and popular culture to reveal how our visions of heaven have evolved, and how they inspire us to both good and evil.
"Wonderful…. A smart and accessible take on the ultimate question: What is Heaven? Lisa's book is a good place to begin to find an answer."—Jon Meacham