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By Christopher M. Date,Ron Highfield,Stephen Travis

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This various choice of essays in honor of Edward William Fudge explores the themes of hell and immortality, for which Fudge has been well known via his magnum opus, The hearth That Consumes. such a lot Christians think humans will stay and undergo in hell perpetually, yet Fudge defends a view identified traditionally as "conditional immortality." He and a transforming into minority of Christians think God will supply immortality basically to people who meet the situation of being united with Christ at the final Day, whereas those that don't will perish eternally. even supposing Christians sharing Fudge's view have defended it either ahead of and after him, conditionalists this present day nonetheless element to The hearth That Consumes because the seminal remedy of the topic.
In July 2014, Christians from all over the world amassed on the inaugural Rethinking Hell convention, to rejoice Fudge's existence and paintings and to debate the character of hell in an open and respectful discussion board. This quantity includes lots of the essays provided at that convention, and several other others volunteered via conditionalists because then, as a present to Fudge for the great impression he has had on them, and for the ongoing paintings he does for God's kingdom.

"This new set of essays related to hell's period is a beneficial contribution to the continued dialogue in this very important subject . . . What we've this is now not a number of hobbyhorse theologians sitting round agreeing with one another, yet a gaggle of astute pastors and students wrestling with what God's encouraged note says approximately hell. I commend this e-book to somebody who's wrestling with the subject of God's destiny judgment."
--Preston Sprinkle, vice chairman for Eternity Bible College's Boise extension, coauthor of Erasing Hell and People to Be enjoyed: Why Homosexuality is not only an Issue

"This very good choice of compelling essays is not just a becoming tribute to the lifelong ardour and paintings of an excellent pupil; it is a excellent chance for readers to be relieved of the exhausting weight of believing our loving author vengefully consigns humans to an never-ending nightmare from which they'll by no means wide awake. if you happen to percentage this conventional view of hell, please do your self a want and eat this work!"
--Gregory A. Boyd, President of Reknew.org and writer of Benefit of the Doubt: Breaking the Idol of Certainty

"This is a perilous publication. those eminently readable essays--by turns own, exegetical, theological, and historical--have the aptitude to alter the minds and hearts of the modern church at the query of ultimate judgment. learn at your individual risk!"
--J. Richard Middleton, Professor of Biblical Worldview and Exegesis, Northeastern Seminary at Roberts Wesleyan university and writer of A New Heaven and a brand new Earth: Reclaiming Biblical Eschatology

Christopher M. Date is the editor of Rethinking Hell: Readings in Evangelical Conditionalism (2014), and blogs and podcasts for the Rethinking Hell undertaking. He works as a software program engineer within the Pacific Northwest.

Ron Highfield is Professor of faith at Pepperdine college in Malibu, California. he's the writer of The devoted writer: maintaining construction and windfall in an Age of Anxiety (2015).

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