What is heaven? Illustration of Dante’s Paradiso. Giovanni di Paolo Joanne M. Pierce, College of the Holy Cross When a family member or a friend passes away, we often find ourselves reflecting on the question “where are they now?” As mortal beings, it is a question of ultimate significance to…View More What is heaven?
Friday essay: what might heaven be like? Surrounded by Angels, by Carl Schweninger der Jungere, 1912. Wikimedia Commons Philip Almond, The University of Queensland What will Heaven be like? Perhaps not surprisingly, competing images abound. Until around the end of the 17th century, Heaven was primarily about the Beatific Vision.…View More Friday essay: what might heaven be like?