Scot McKnight on Hell

Below is an excerpt from Scot McKnight about former blog contributor, Ed Fudge‘s book Hell: A Final Word. Scot’s review is brief, but worth looking at. He says the following in describing Fudge’s approach: The traditional view of hell rests on four pillars: that the OT says nothing; that the Jewish view at the time of Jesus [Read More...]

How I Became a Universalist (a guest post)

[Editor's Note (Kurt Willems): If you read this blog with any regularity, you know that I am not a universalist. In fact, I've written about my view of hell in detail, a view which I call: "Purgatorial Conditionalism." I also responded to Love Wins here (but you really need to read the Hell Series first [Read More...]

What the HELL? – Lingo for talking about damnation

The following is an exerpt from blogger friend Ryan Robinson. I like what he does in his blog post titled “Definitions When Discussing Hell.” He says the following: The Purpose of Hell Torture: This is what most people think Hell is for …it is based in a definition of extreme retributive justice. Extinction: The purpose [Read More...]

Love Wins Isn’t Jewish Enough for Rob Bell

I like Love Wins. Actually, I love Love Wins. No, it isn’t a thorough theological treatment of the afterlife, but it certainly provokes important questions. The broad vision of the book is admirable and courageous. One of my favorite themes in this book is how Rob Bell points out that many people choose not to [Read More...]


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