Four Views on Hell: Second Edition (Counterpoints Series)
Recent years have seen much controversy regarding a unified Christian doctrine of hell: Do we go to heaven or hell when we die? Or do we cease to exist? Are believers and unbelievers ultimately saved by grace in...
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Recent years have seen much controversy regarding a unified Christian doctrine of hell: Do we go to heaven or hell when we die? Or do we cease to exist? Are believers and unbelievers ultimately saved by grace in the end?
By focusing on recent theological arguments, Four Views on Hell: Second Edition highlights why the church still needs to wrestle with the doctrine of hell.
In the fair-minded and engaging Counterpoints format, four leading scholars introduce us to the current views on eternal judgment, with particular attention given to the new voices that have entered the debate.
Contributors and views include:
Denny Burk - representing a principle of Eternal Conscious Torment John Stackhouse - representing a principle of Annihilationism (Conditional Immortality) Robin Parry - representing a principle of Universalism (Ultimate Reconciliation) Jerry Walls - representing a principle of Purgatory
Preston Sprinkle concludes the discussion by evaluating each view, noting significant points of exchange between the essayists. The interactive nature of the volume allows the reader to reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of each view and come to an informed conclusion.
BONUS CONTENT: Includes entire first edition of Four Views on Hell to help readers grasp the history of the discussion and how it has developed over the last twenty years.
Robin A. Parry (Ph.D., in Old Testament Narrative Ethics) was commissioning editor for Paternoster Press. His books include Old Testament Story and Christian Ethics: The Rape of Dinah as a Case Study; The Evangelical Universalist; Worshipping Trinity: Coming Back to the Heart of Worship and most recently Lamentations (Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary Series)
He is the co-editor of numerous books including Universal Salvation? The Current Debate with Christopher J. Partridge; The Futures of Evangelicalism, and Canon And Biblical Interpretation (Scripture and Hermeneutics Series) .
Koorong -Editorial Review.
Denny Burk (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is professor of biblical studies at Boyce College, the undergraduate arm of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. A
Preston M. Sprinkle (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Eternity Bible College, Simi Valley, California. He is the author of Law and Life: The Use of Leviticus 18:5 in Early Jewish and Christian Interpretation (WUNT 2/241; Tubingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 2008); Paul and Judaism Revisited; Erasing Hell with Francis Chan and The Gospel of Luke (The Brill New Testament Exegetical Commentary; Leiden: Brill)
Koorong -Editorial Review.
John G. Stackhouse, Jr. (Ph.D., University of Chicago) is Sangwoo Youtong Chee Professor of Theology and Culture at Regent College, Vancouver. He is the author or editor of ten books, including Humble Apologetics; Can God Be Trusted?; No Other Gods before Me?; Evangelical Ecclesiology; and Evangelical Landscapes.
- <div Class="outlineelement Ltr Bcx0 Scxw200509036"> <div Class="outlineelement Ltr Bcx0 Scxw200509036"> <p><strong>recent Years Have Seen Much Controversy Regarding A Unified Christian Doctrine Of Hell: Do We Go To Heaven Or Hell When We Die? Or Do We Cease To Exist? Are Believers And Unbelievers Ultimately Saved By Grace In The End?</strong></p> <p>by Focusing On Recent Theological Arguments, <em>four Views On Hell: Second Edition</em> Highlights Why The Church Still Needs To Wrestle With The Doctrine Of Hell.</p> <p>in The Fair-minded And Engaging Counterpoints Format, Four Leading Scholars Introduce Us To The Current Views On Eternal Judgment, With Particular Attention Given To The New Voices That Have Entered The Debate.</p> <p>contributors And Views Include:</p> <ul> <li>denny Burk - Representing A Principle Of Eternal Conscious Torment</li> <li>john Stackhouse - Representing A Principle Of Annihilationism (conditional Immortality)</li> <li>robin Parry - Representing A Principle Of Universalism (ultimate Reconciliation)</li> <li>jerry Walls - Representing A Principle Of Purgatory</li> </ul> <p>preston Sprinkle Concludes The Discussion By Evaluating Each View, Noting Significant Points Of Exchange Between The Essayists. The Interactive Nature Of The Volume Allows The Reader To Reflect On The Strengths And Weaknesses Of Each View And Come To An Informed Conclusion.</p> <p>bonus Content: Includes Entire First Edition Of <em>four Views On Hell</em> To Help Readers Grasp The History Of The Discussion And How It Has Developed Over The Last Twenty Years.</p> </div> </div>