The Hope for Heaven

Wednesday, 31 Aug 2016

You can’t argue people into believing that there is a heaven. But you can point out how our deepest intuitions and instincts tell us that there is some place where our deepest longings and desires will be met.
What do a city, a garden, romanticism, and a family reunion have in common? (This could be a cateogry on Jeopardy!). If you answered “heaven,” you’re right (if you didn’t, don’t worry; neither did we—hence this interview). While Scripture isn’t lacking in analogies and descriptions of heaven, it doesn’t portray it the way our literal, detail-oriented twenty-first-century minds would like it to. The result has been an amazing array of interpretations and illustrations of what heaven will be like, from ...

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