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Top 10 books about the afterlife
In a remarkable true story of faith and blessings, a mother tells of her sickly young daughter, how she survived a dangerous accident, her visit to Heaven and the inexplicable disappearance of the symptoms of her chronic disease. Annabel Beam spent most of her childhood in and out of hospitals with a rare and incurable digestive disorder that prevented her from ever living a normal, healthy life. One sunny day when she was able to go outside and play with her sisters, she fell three stories headfirst inside an old, hollowed-out tree, a fall that may well have caused death or paralysis. Implausibly, she survived without a scratch. While unconscious inside the tree, with rescue workers struggling to get to her, she visited heaven.
For Christian people, heaven is a mysterious and fascinating place. There is so much that is unknown about our eternal home. Even still, we can draw from some of the best biblical perspectives on heaven and catch a comforting glimpse into what eternity will be like with these books about heaven. Heaven is for Real is about a four-year-old boy, Colton, who has a near-death experience. In the months following, he begins to share snippets of this experience with his parents, who are stunned by what their little boy reveals. Colton's story is moving. The characters are relatable.
Tellingly, most recent afterlife fiction sidesteps God entirely. The inventing ended up being the best part. Here are some other works of afterlife fiction, all of which enjoy playful but convincing backdrops to their otherworldly tales. The Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier In an accommodating but bland city, the deceased continue to exist, but only as long as someone still alive remembers them. Back on midst-century Earth, things are going dangerously wrong: not least, the rampant spread of genetically modified viruses.