Month: October 2019

Episode 20 — What the Hell?

Just as we discovered in our episode on Heaven, the biblical notion of hell is shrouded in metaphors and allegories. It’s not even clear if those seemingly destined to it will be there for eternity, or if ultimately hell will be a place for redemption. The emphasis throughout is on God’s love as the inexhaustible …

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Episode 19 — Heaven and the Afterlife

The Bible is not very concrete in its discussions about the afterlife. We have to deal mostly with metaphors and allegories. Perhaps the only straightforward declaration is “There will be no marriage or giving of marriage in heaven.” This means we don’t have much to go on except that it is clear that there will …

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Apocalyptic Webinar

Apocalyptic Theology: Its Origin and Damaging Influence on the New Testament If October 17th at 1 pm PDT is inconvenient, if you register, I will send you the full recording of the webinar. Apocalypticism had an enormous effect on the early church. It permeates the New Testament. It has its origin in the late …

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