Far Beyond Heaven
Cody Palmeroy is the Andy Dufresne (Shawshank Redemption) of the 21st Century, an insightful character with dangerous and unusual jobs who has to dig his way through the muck and dirt of life to finally arrive in paradise. More
At the threshold of adulthood, Cody Palmeroy takes on a gruesome job at a funeral home while he pursues a philosophy degree at a nearby university. Several years later, he becomes a chaplain at a state prison where hardened, desperate convicts challenge his authority and sanity. Shaken but still clinging to his faith, Cody decides to take on the ghetto as a renegade minister in an unusual urban church where the congregants include pimps and drug dealers. His gritty and graphic adventures in these settings are a rollercoaster ride of existential drama and a striking contrast between the sacred and the profane. Constantly facing the peril of his calling, Cody begins to have dreams and visions of a beguiling goddess who beckons him from beyond the stars. After a tragic event leaves him heartbroken, this goddess guides Cody on an incredible spiritual journey to a mystical place where he experiences a new vision of paradise and human destiny; a destination so astonishing that it could only exist… far beyond heaven.
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