Episode 138: The History of Hell–A Conversation With Bart Ehrman

Rethinking Hell contributor Chris Date is joined by Dr. Bart Ehrman to discuss Ehrman’s latest book, Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife.

Dr. Ehrman is an influential agnostic and critic of the Christian faith, especially in the area of the reliability of the biblical documents. Despite our significant differences, we decided that it was important to critically engage with Dr. Ehrman’s work on the subject of Hell. Obviously, this should not be seen as our endorsement of Dr. Ehrman’s critical work and perspectives, just as Dr. Ehrman isn’t endorsing our work or beliefs, even though we find some points of agreement in this conversation.

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Episode 137: The Apocalyptic Paul, with Nick Quient

Former Rethinking Hell contributor Nick Quient joins Chris Date to discuss Nick’s recent book, The Perfection of Our Faithful Wills: Paul’s Apocalyptic Vision of Entire Sanctification, and how the apocalyptic theology of the apostle Paul supports conditional immortality and challenges the doctrines of eternal torment and universalism.

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Episode 125: “Evigt Liv i Kristus Jesus”–Conditionalism and Evangelism in Sweden, with Micael Grenholm

Rethinking Hell contributor Chris Date interviews Micael Grenholm, a Pentecostal pastor, speaker, and writer residing in Uppsala, Sweden, to discuss how the doctrine of eternal torment hinders evangelism in Sweden and how the doctrine of conditional immortality can help.

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Episode 123: Sinners in the Presence of a Loving God, with R. Zachary Manis

Rethinking Hell contributor Chris Date interviews R. Zachary Manis, Professor of Philosophy and Graduate Director of the Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program at Southwest Baptist University, about his new book, Sinners in the Presence of a Loving God: An Essay on the Problem of Hell, in which he argues that only a variation of the doctrine of eternal torment can adequately answer the theological and philosophical problems of hell while staying consistent with Scripture and tradition.

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Episode 122: Endgame, Part 2: Not the End of Evangelical Commitment

Rethinking Hell contributor Chris Date interviews Ármann Pálsson, a pastor at Anchor Point Church in Winnipeg, Manitoba, about what convinced him of conditional immortality and about his experience with his fellow elders leading up to his co-pastor’s recent two-part sermon series introducing the congregation to conditional immortality.

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