Thursday, February 23, 2006

Eternal torment: the NT texts considered

Over at Ragged Glory, I explore a topic that is sure to win over many friends for me:  hell.

The traditional position of the Church understands hell as a place where God will torment the wicked eternally. In the post, I lay out a case for annihilationism:  an alternative view which holds that the wicked will be punished only for a period of time proportional to the nature and frequency of their sins.