Category Archives: Book Reviews

Dr Trent Pomplun Reviews ‘That All Shall Be Saved’

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Dr Karen Kilby Reviews ‘That All Shall Be Saved’

“The most intellectually dense strand of the book—and the most difficult for non-specialists to follow—is Hart’s argument against the idea that any rational being might permanently choose evil. The density here comes from the fact that Hart is working within … Continue reading

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‘Grace Saves All’: A Book Review

by Tom Belt It’s a pleasure to review and recommend David Artman’s Grace Saves All: The Necessity of Christian Universalism (Wipf & Stock, 2020, hereafter GSA), yet another voice among a growing chorus in defense of Christian univer­salism. I recall … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Castle MacGorilla

I have just finished reading the children’s story The Mystery of Castle MacGorilla by David Bentley Hart. “What?” you ask. “The metaphysician, controversialist, and grandmaster of archaic vocabulary has written a children’s story? Surely you jest?” No, I do not … Continue reading

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When Only Bad Arguments Are Possible: A Response to Diem (among others)

by David Bentley Hart In my last posting here, I confessed my bafflement at Edward Feser’s strange assertion that, when discussing the structure of rational freedom in That All Shall Be Saved, I do so in order to deny that … Continue reading

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The Edward Feser Algorithm (How to Review a Book You Have Not Read)

by David Bentley Hart I suppose that honor (or at least pride) dictates that I respond to Edward Feser’s recent attack on me and on That All Shall Be Saved: “David Bentley Hart’s Attack on Christian Tradition Fails to Con­vince.” … Continue reading

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Where is Everybody? Apokatastasis, Divine Charity and Human Freedom

by Richard Bernier, Ph.D. In the 2016 remake of the classic film The Magnificent Seven, a motley crew led by Sam Chisholm, played by Denzel Washington, is called upon to rid a town of a bullying tyrant. In an exchange … Continue reading

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‘That All Shall Be Saved’: A Review of a Review of a Review

It’s not often that one comes across a review of a book review. Sometimes a journal or magazine will give an author the opportunity to respond to a critical review. Sometimes it will publish a second review that offers a … Continue reading

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