Looking for a Christmas gift for that “special someone”? How about a book on hell?

For a blog called “Hellbound?”, I don’t tend to write about hell very much. However, with the holiday season fast approaching, I thought I’d make a list of books that I tend to recommend the most when people ask me about hell. They are pretty much in order in terms of how frequently I recommend them, but [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...]

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...]

Plenty of new “Hellbound?” screenings coming up

Over the next couple of months, the film will be playing at the Frison Festival in Sweden, at the Lion and Lamb Festival in Fort Wayne, IN, at Abilene Christian University and at the Augustana campus of the University of Alberta in Camrose, AB. Find out more about these and other screenings here. And don’t [Read More...]

Why we need the language of hell

James Eagan Holmes allegedly slaughters 12 people at a movie theater in Colorado. Survivor Stephanie Davies describes the event: “We were laying there, literally in the mouth of hell.” Anders Behring Breivik kills 69 people at a summer camp in Norway. Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg seeks to capture his grief: “It was a paradise of [Read More...]


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