Lisa Miller


Lisa Miller is a contributing editor at New York Magazine.

Stories by Lisa Miller
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When it Comes to Heaven, Seeing Is Believing

Scientists examine proofs of heaven by studying accounts of people who claim to have put eyes on it — including one of their fellow scientists.

The faithful’s doubt is our saving grace

I met a man last week who hoped to study grace. A funeral director from Tennessee, he knew grace when … Continued

Unitarian Universalists would prefer their polyamory activists keep quiet

The joke about Unitarians is that they’re where you go when you don’t know where to go. Theirs is the … Continued

How will Pope Francis ‘avoid breaking under the strain’?

“In the Curia, I would die.” Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires said this eight years ago, after the … Continued

Roman Catholic leaders need to get rid of their groupthink

Recent events prompt a stating of the obvious. The Roman Catholic Church is not now, nor has it ever been, … Continued

Even if they don’t follow its rules, Catholics stick with their church

American Catholics are famously indifferent to the directives of their leaders. They don’t follow the rule book on much of … Continued