Hell

PROBLEM OF HELL. Link.
The problem of Hell revolves around four key points: Hell exists in the first place, some people go there, there is no escape, and it is punishment for actions or inactions done on Earth.

Thomas Talbott offers three propositions which are biblically based, but which he asserts to be mutually exclusive:
1. God is omnipotent and exercises sovereign control over all aspects of human life and history.
2. God is omni-benevolent, is ontologically Love, and desires the salvation of all people.
3. Some (many) persons will experience everlasting, conscious torment in a place of (either literal or metaphorical) fire.
Theological solutions limit one of the three propositions. There is no way to reconcile all three. Some solutions limit grace to a select number of people, others limit omnipotence by invoking human free will, others deny the doctrine of everlasting torment, either by annihilation or by universal reconciliation.

REACTIONS AGAINST
– Universal reconciliation. Link.


ARTICLES
William Lane Craig and the incoherence of Hell.

YOUTUBE
: Hell: an excessive punishment, by QualiaSoup.
: It’s in the Bible, but it’s Not: Hell, by Discern4.
: Edward Fudge – The Fire That Consumes: A Biblical and Historical Study of Hell, by fleetwd1.

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