Love the sinner–period

We’ve had an interesting discussion on the Hellbound? Facebook page and elsewhere lately about the saying, “Love the sinner, hate the sin.” (I’m more familiar with the reverse phrasing: “Hate the sin, love the sinner.”) The discussion was spurred by this comment from Wendy Thomas, one of our readers: Love the sinner, hate the sin [Read More...]

The only exclusive truth claim you can make

As someone who spends a lot of time doing research, I’ve become a huge fan of Amazon’s recommendation system (“Customers who bought this item also bought…”). It’s a great way to simulate the experience of browsing through a bookstore or a library and stumbling across an item you didn’t know you needed until you saw [Read More...]

Black Friday “Hellbound?” DVD sale

This is it, the Black Friday sale you’ve been waiting for! Get 50% off standard def and Blu-ray “Hellbound?” DVDs. Get them here using the discount code “Black” on checkout. [Read more...]

“Where” would we be without hell?

Better ask Designer Jonathan Hull, who created a map of America’s most hellishly named places, and they are EVERYWHERE. Hull told The Huffington Post that he came up with the wicked idea after a trip to southern Utah, where many of the red rocks had similarly satanic names. More details here. [Read more...]

“Hellbound?” Halloween sale

For today and tomorrow only, get 31% off the regular retail price of our DVD or Blu-Ray, both of which feature all sorts of special features not available on Netflix, iTunes or other digital versions of the film. You can buy it here. [Read more...]

“My name is Inigo Montoya, and I’m rethinking this whole revenge thing…”

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Live video chat on Halloween

I’ll be talking to the Raven Foundation about hell, Halloween and all sort of other scary stuff. You can tune in by subscribing to the Raven Foundation’s premium content channel on Patheos. [Read more...]

John McArthur and the Terror of Truth

Right now I’m listening to a sermon by John MacArthur in which he lays out what be believes is at stake regarding how Evangelicals view Roman Catholics: Are they co-laborers in Christ or are they a mission field? In his talk, MacArthur expresses his amazement that some Evangelicals think that merely by deciding Roman Catholics [Read More...]

Richard Beck is blogging about “Hellbound?”

More specifically, he’s blogging about some issues that came up during the Q&A session following our screening of Hellbound? at Abilene Christian University last week. Seeing as these sorts of issues have come up at a number of screenings, it’s well worth your time to read these short posts. Especially if you’re prone to reject [Read More...]

Two (make that three) mistakes fundamentalists make

Mistake #1: Failing to distinguish between an interpretation of their sacred text and the text, itself. Mistake #2: Giving undue authority to their particular interpretation of that text. These lead naturally to… Mistake #3: Defending that interpretation at all costs, b/c what they really think they are defending is the text, itself. This leads me [Read More...]