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What Is Heaven Like?

Field of Dreams is a fantasy-film about baseball, the pursuit of a dream, and the nature of heavenly bliss. Though the film borders on the thoroughly unbelievable (with a "voice" talking from a corn field, old baseball players walking in and out of a center-field "heaven," and time travel back to a town in 1972), it somehow gets us to suspend our disbelief.

In the closing scene of the movie, Ray Kinsella, played by Kevin Costner, has miraculously been allowed to meet his long-dead father, John Kinsella. They meet on ...

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