The idea that there are seven or more levels of heaven, or even seven separate heavens, is prevalent in many major world religions. The earliest recorded versions of heavens that are intended for humanity rather than the... More » World View Religion

Different religions believe in different concepts of heaven, ranging from no heaven in atheism and some forms of Judaism to innumerable heavens in Hinduism. In some belief systems, heaven is a permanent home for the spir... More » World View Religion

Though scientists have yet to identify evidence that heaven exists, humans widely continue to believe in heaven and the idea of heaven still holds enormous influence over modern life. More » World View Religion
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