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Quick Question For Skeptics Who Think Faith is Rationalization

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Is it possible you're rationalizing?

 

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A Brief Explanation of the Christian Doctrine of Hell

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Starbuck asked what happened to the Christian doctrine of hellfire. Here’s a short response.

There is definitely a hell. No one on earth knows exactly what it will be like. The Bible refers to it in terms of “Gehenna” (a burning garbage dump outside the walls of Jerusalem), a lake of fire, and “outer darkness, where men weep and gnash their teeth.” All of these are metaphors, I think, though the last of those is probably very descriptive.

For centuries Christian imagery of hell …

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Introducing the Re-Purposed Thinking Christian Blog (Non-believers)

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

You’ve got questions about Christianity—and that’s good. We Christians have questions for you. In these pages we’ll focus on some particular questions between us. I welcome your feedback.

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