I recently did an interview on the topic of heaven at the website Theologues.com. Thanks to Arni Zachariassen for the opportunity. In the interview we discuss several topics including disability in heaven, the concept of hell, and bestselling “I visited heaven!” books like Eben Alexander’s Proof of Heaven and Todd Burpo’s Heaven is for Real. If you’re […]
Good news for those who like freebies and steep discounts. Baker is running a promotion for the Kindle, Nook and eBook versions of What on Earth Do We Know About Heaven? 20 Questions and Answers about Life after Death. The book is going to be *FREE* for download on June 5th. And then from June 6-12 […]
Back in 1980 I purchased my first record: The Who’s “Meaty, Beaty, Big and Bouncy”. Sure, the title is weird (surpassed only by REO Speedwagon’s “You Can Tune a Piano But You Can’t Tuna Fish” in sheer badness), but still, I loved that album. Among the many memorable lyrics, one particular phrase stuck in my mind: “I hope […]
In “Books on heaven and evidence for heaven” I offered a response to individuals who have challenged the legitimacy of my book on heaven by demanding that I provide evidence for heaven (that is, evidence to satisfy them). I gave the following illustration: “Imagine … that I write a book titled Electronic Voting and the Crisis of Democracy. In the […]
Since I published my book on heaven, I have had several non-Christians request that I provide evidence for heaven (i.e. evidence to persuade them). Moreover, there seems to be a common expectation that the provision of this kind of evidence is somehow a requirement or expectation for the writing of a book on heaven. I […]
Here’s a link to an interview I did recently on heaven with CHRI 99.1 FM in Ottawa.
This morning I did a radio interview with Faith Radio Mornings with Ted and PK in Minneapolis. The topic was heaven and my book What on Earth do we Know About Heaven? I’ve been on Ted and PK’s program a few times before and always enjoy (and appreciate) the interviews. You can listen to it right […]
Today (February 1st, 2014) Unbelievable with Justin Brierley broadcast a discussion / debate I had with the Friendly Atheist (Hemant Mehta). I have included the 1 1/2 hour episode below. After listening to the broadcast feel free to join the discussion. (Of course you can also join the discussion before listening to the broadcast, just […]
In the thread to “A Martian’s perspective on the problem of evil” Ray Ingles posed a problem with the greater goods response to evil. Why, for example, would God subject people to evils to cultivate in them the greater good of courage if courage will not be required in eternity? As he put it, “Why […]
Chapter 8 of my book What on Earth do we Know About Heaven? (Baker, 2012) addresses the topic of the Deaf in heaven. In the chapter I point out that we need to distinguish between being deaf (an auditory deficiency) and being Deaf (a member of Deaf culture). Deafness in the latter sense is not […]
I just finished my interview on The Debbie Chavez Show. You can listen to it here. This was my first time on the show (though hopefully not the last!) and I found it to be one of the more engaging interviews I’ve done. I find that generally there are two kinds of interviews: short […]
Hi All, On Wednesday, December 11, I will be on The Debbie Chavez radio show. The show has a live stream at 9:05 am pacific/12:05 pm eastern at www.faithplace.org. You an also listen to the podcast after the fact at www.thedebbiechavezshow.com. There’s always something more to say about heaven so stay tuned!
This evening I had a good time doing a *two hour* interview on the topic of my new book on heaven on the radio program Amplify with Father Ron Lengwin. I managed to record most of the interview (though there are about five minutes missing). All told, the edited interview is about an hour and […]
This evening (Sunday, November 3) I’m scheduled to do a two hour interview on the radio program Amplify with Father Ron Lengwin on KDKA News Talk Radio in Pittsburgh. The interview will run from 9-11 pm eastern standard time and anybody who is so inclined should be able to listen online here.