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Heaven, imagined as a place beyond the stratosphere where disembodied people float blissfully, is nowhere taught in Scripture. Instead, the future God has in mind will be this world, redeemed and, along with its inhabitants, renewed and transformed. The futile tribal values of property and power will be replaced with creative ones that work to enjoy the good of the earth creatively and cooperatively.