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A Brief Explanation of the Christian Doctrine of Hell

A Brief Explanation of the Christian Doctrine of Hell

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…

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