For Heaven’s Sake

I have to write a piece for the Christian Century on a lectionary passage.  I decided on writing something on Revelation 7:-9-17.  It’s kind of a fitting text, because it deals with the afterlife (or could be interpreted that way).  Right now I’m a little frustrated on the subject of heaven.  My views of heaven have changed over the years, but I’ve mostly believed that there was something beyond this life, this plane of existence. The problem I have with heaven is not as much the concept, but the people around me who don’t put much stock in it. One … Continue reading For Heaven’s Sake