'Paula Gooder once again shows an extraordinary ability to offer top class biblical scholarship in an accessible form. She makes a complex topic interesting and surprisingly relevant.' --Professor Christopher Rowland, University of Oxford
'In this profound, lucid and compassionate book, Paula Gooder demonstrates that heaven is not a vague future hope but the presence of the God who made heaven and earth.' --Jane Williams, author of Lectionary Reflections
'Here is a fine example of careful biblical scholarship made accessible and exciting.' --Peter Cornwell, Times Literary Supplement
About the Author
Paula Gooder is a writer and lecturer in New Testament studies. She is also a visiting lecturer at King's College London and Canon Theologian of Birmingham and Guildford Cathedrals. Her previous books include Searching for Meaning (SPCK 2008).