A Consuming Passion: Essays on Hell and Immortality in Honor by Christopher M. Date,Ron Highfield,Stephen Travis PDF

By Christopher M. Date,Ron Highfield,Stephen Travis

ISBN-10: 1498223052

ISBN-13: 9781498223058

ISBN-10: 1498223079

ISBN-13: 9781498223072

This varied selection of essays in honor of Edward William Fudge explores the subjects of hell and immortality, for which Fudge has been widely recognized via his magnum opus, The fireplace That Consumes. so much Christians think humans will reside and undergo in hell perpetually, yet Fudge defends a view recognized traditionally as "conditional immortality." He and a becoming minority of Christians think God will provide immortality in simple terms to those that meet the of being united with Christ at the final Day, whereas those that don't will perish eternally. even though Christians sharing Fudge's view have defended it either prior to and after him, conditionalists this present day nonetheless aspect to The fireplace That Consumes because the seminal remedy of the topic.
In July 2014, Christians from worldwide accrued on the inaugural Rethinking Hell convention, to have fun Fudge's lifestyles and paintings and to debate the character of hell in an open and respectful discussion board. This quantity comprises many of the essays offered at that convention, and a number of other others volunteered by means of conditionalists considering then, as a present to Fudge for the large effect he has had on them, and for the continuing paintings he does for God's kingdom.

"This new set of essays regarding hell's length is a priceless contribution to the continued dialogue in this vital subject . . . What we've this is now not a number of hobbyhorse theologians sitting round agreeing with one another, yet a bunch of astute pastors and students wrestling with what God's encouraged note says approximately hell. I commend this publication to an individual 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 first-class choice of compelling essays isn't just a becoming tribute to the lifelong ardour and paintings of a superb pupil; it is a fabulous chance for readers to be relieved of the laborious weight of believing our loving author vengefully consigns humans to an endless nightmare from which they're going to by no means unsleeping. in case you 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 deadly e-book. those eminently readable essays--by turns own, exegetical, theological, and historical--have the capability to alter the minds and hearts of the modern church at the query of ultimate judgment. learn at your personal 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 collage in Malibu, California. he's the writer of The devoted writer: asserting construction and windfall in an Age of Anxiety (2015).

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