Hell Week – Back to the beginning. It was the early aughts. Wikipedia was new. Destiny’s Child was still together. The first Lord of the Rings movie was coming out. And I was re-reading the Old Testament. This is where it all began for me.
A Word With One Meaning or 30? Talking about aion and aionian – two Greek Words whose meaning is at the root of the problem.
Eternal Punishment or An Age of Chastisement Is there a purpose to hell? Or does God just want you good and miserable? And what about the lake of fire?
What the Hell? Where did our ideas of hell come from? Are they consistent with what Jesus thought or have we just made a lot of crap up?
From Greek to Latin and Grace to Condemnation What did the early church believe about hell? When and why did it change?
When the Gospel Becomes Really Good News I’ll talk about why Universalism has been such a benefit to my faith. And why fears that it makes Christianity and evangelism irrelevant are complete wrong. And other loose ends.
Bonus: Getting back to Hell Week A quick clarification on these posts. I’m sharing my conclusions, not making a comprehensive argument. I explain why and where to go if you want more proof for the claims I make in this series.