Category Archives: Eschatology

What is Orthodox Hell?

What is the Orthodox doctrine of hell? I honestly do not know. I do know what many Orthodox have taught about hell during the past hundred years or so, and I know some­thing about what the Church Fathers taught about … Continue reading

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Heavenly Amnesia: How Sweet to Forget the Damned

Through Christ and in Christ, by the Spirit, the Father will perfect in love all who come to him in repentance and faith. In Christ the blessed will love as the Father loves, and their love will comprehend all. In … Continue reading

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Eternal Damnation and the Argument from God’s Love for the Blessed

At the age of 65, actor George Sanders committed suicide in a hotel room in Castelldefels, Spain. He left the following note: Dear World, I am leaving because I am bored. I feel I have lived long enough. I am … Continue reading

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Hell and the Solidarity of Love

Can you imagine yourself enjoying perfect happiness and bliss in heaven if you knew that a beloved spouse, child, or friend was suffering everlasting torment in hell? In his wonderful parable The Great Divorce, C. S. Lewis presents an interaction … Continue reading

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A Reformed Case for Universalism

by Jedidiah Paschall I am neither a scholar nor the son of a scholar. In truth, I am a son of a plumber, a Bible College dropout typically content to work away at fiction and poetry. This is not to … Continue reading

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May we hope for the salvation of all (even if some will be damned)?

by Steven Nemes Will everyone be saved, or will some be lost forever? If some are lost forever, will they be punished unendingly in hell or will they eventually be annihilated and pass out of existence? I don’t know the … Continue reading

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Annihilating Angels

Catholic theologian Paul J. Griffiths has proposed a controversial thesis: annihilation is a novissimal possibility for angels and human beings; they may find their last thing in a decreative return to the nothingness. One point needs to be clarified, though. … Continue reading

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