Rethinking Hell contributor Nick Quient joins guest contributor Ronnie Demler to respond to various comments made about hell and annihilationism by Hank Hanegraaff, the “Bible Answer Man” and President of the Christian Research Institute.

Discussed Texts

They will suffer the punishment of eternal destruction, away from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might
2 Thessalonians 1:9 (ESV)
if by turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to ashes he condemned them to extinction, making them an example of what is going to happen to the ungodly
2 Peter 2:6 (ESV)


“Why Should I Believe in Hell?” by Hank Hanegraaff
“Torture,” by Ronnie
“An open letter to my traditionalist friends,” by Glenn Peoples
Bible Answer Man 02/28/2014: “The Error of Annihilationism, and Q&A”
Bible Answer Man 04/12/2011: “Questions and Answers with Hank”
Bible Answer Man 01/17/2014: “Q&A: Old Testament Canon, Heaven, and the Authorship of James”
One Minute Apologist #233, with Hank Hanegraaff
Hanegraaff Afterlife Lecture at South Mountain Community Church

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