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Robert Downey Jr. and Mel Gibson Demonstrate and Extol Forgiveness as a Virtue Worth Practicing

Robert Downey, Jr. recently described the power of forgiveness in his own life, and recommended it as a practice to his colleagues, as described in this article. Forgiveness is vastly underrated as a lifestyle strategy.  However, Jesus Christ practiced it to … Continue reading

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Where and When Is Hell?

Q:  “But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters,  and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”  (Revelation … Continue reading

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Steve Hays of Triablogue Gives Weak Rebuttal

Steve Hays, writing for the blog Triablogue, has posted Does Everybody Get His Wings?  This is his rebuttal to my post Everyone Is Going to Heaven. If you are familiar with the traditional heaven-or-hell scenario for human afterlife, you will recognize that … Continue reading

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Steve Douglas Gives Timely Warning About Hasty Denunciations of Universalism

Steve Douglas of Undeception has written this post warning of false conclusions many people quickly draw when the word universalism is mentioned.

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Joel Watts Adds Some Perspective on the Bell-Hell Controversy

Joel Watts of Unsettled Christianity offers this post to demonstrate that Rob Bell’s resistance to eternal torment in hell after this life is not without historical precedent.

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Randal Rauser Says Universalism Is Not a Four-Letter Word

Randal Rauser is Associate Professor of Historical Theology at Taylor Seminary in Edmonton. He’s an evangelical Christian who holds to the traditional heaven-or-hell scenario. However, I think his views are quite interesting, and you might feel similarly. His blog is … Continue reading

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Crystal Lewis Writes Insightful Series on Hell

Crystal S. Lewis, who writes the blog Diary of a Christian Universagnosticostal, recently wrote a series of eight posts on the subject of hell.  The first of these posts, and therefore the proper starting point, is God Didn’t Invent Hell.  We Did.  While … Continue reading

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Texas Professor “Gets” Universalism

Professor Richard Beck of Abilene Christian University is a research psychologist. He writes the blog Experimental Theology. In his recent post, Universalism and the Open Wound of Life, he offers a logical rational for everyone going to heaven.  I was … Continue reading

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Dialogue with Michael (re: Heaven and Hell)

This post is a continuation of an exchange that began as a comment on Everyone Is Going to Heaven at my blog A Nonchurchgoer’s Guide to Jesus and His Kingdom.  Therefore, if you want to see how this dialogue began, … Continue reading

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Dialogue with David (re: Heaven and Hell)

This dialogue began in the comments of The Biblical Case for Everyone Going to Heaven.  While it began in the context of discussing the logical structure of that book, I moved it here when David requested that we approach the … Continue reading

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