Lisa Miller on her new book, ‘Heaven: our enduring fascination with the afterlife’

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From “The Lovely Bones” to “What Dreams May Come,” our popular conception of heaven is becoming increasingly beautiful and irreligious.

We talk to Lisa Miller, Religion Editor at Newsweek Magazine and author of the new book “Heaven: Our Enduring Fascination with the Afterlife.” She joins us with a look at changing conceptions of heaven through the years. And she tells us that this is a personal story as well.

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