04/12/2014 06:21 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Heaven Quotes Reveal The Mystery Of The Afterlife

Is heaven real? Cultures and faiths since time immemorial believe so, though their concepts of paradise are as diverse as life itself.

Lisa Miller, award-winning religion writer, delves into these ideas in her new book, Visions of Heaven: A Journey Through the Afterlife, published by TIME. It investigates the notion of heaven from the ancient world to modern accounts of near-death experiences with visits to paradise.


Here are some of our favorite quotes about heaven, inspired by the words above:

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