A Universalist Catholic Account Of The Last Things

I affirm the dogmatic, three-fold, Catholic eschatological division of Hell, Purgatory and Heaven. However I understand these three realities in ways that are different to the standard presentation, and I also propose a fourth realm which I'm not sure what to call, but will tentatively refer to as Teleoeschaton. Finally, there is also a state … Continue reading A Universalist Catholic Account Of The Last Things

7 Myths About Universalism

Below is Parry’s article—originally published as Bell’s Hells: seven myths about universalism in the Baptist Times. You can be a good evangelical without believing in eternal punishment, writes Robin Parry On Tuesday February 22 2011, Rob Bell – the influential pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan – posted the promotional video for his new … Continue reading 7 Myths About Universalism

Speculations Concerning The Origins and Destiny of Evil

The Problem of Evil The Problem of Evil is probably the single most compelling objection that an Atheist can raise when confronted with an advocate for classical theism. If you believe in an omnipotent, omniscient, omnibenevolent God, the problem of evil has already locked on to you and loaded up an array of philosophical cruise … Continue reading Speculations Concerning The Origins and Destiny of Evil

The Binding of Isaac, The Agony of Job, and The Dark Night of the Soul

The Hatred of Christ Luke 14:25-26 RSV-CE: 25 Now great multitudes accompanied him; and he turned and said to them, 26 “If any one comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Matthew 10:37-38 RSV-CE: … Continue reading The Binding of Isaac, The Agony of Job, and The Dark Night of the Soul