Category Archives: Systematic Theology

Gregory MacDonald. The Evangelical Universalist (Second Edition). Eugene: Cascade, 2012.* In 2006, then editor for Paternoster, now with Wipf & Stock, Robin Parry published the first edition of The Evangelical Universalist (hereafter simply TEU) under the pseudonym Gregory MacDonald (combining … Continue reading

Book Reviews Graham Ware Systematic Theology Universalism 2 Comments

The first edition of Four Views on Hell was structured quite differently from the recently released second edition. The original featured two versions of eternal torment (literal and metaphorical), conditionalism, and a Catholic purgatorial view. The fact that evangelical universalism … Continue reading

Book Reviews Graham Ware Systematic Theology 25 Comments

In a recent article, guest contributor Terrance Tiessen, Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology and Ethics at Providence Theological Seminary, explained that after being convinced of conditional immortality he nevertheless thought for a while “that neither traditionalism nor annihilationism gains an … Continue reading

Criticisms Systematic Theology 10 Comments

John Stackhouse has been a faithful friend to Rethinking Hell. He has appeared on our podcast twice (Episode 3, and Episode 86). He wrote the foreward to the first Rethinking Hell book, Rethinking Hell: Readings in Evangelical Conditionalism (Eugene: Cascade, … Continue reading

Biblical Exegesis Book Reviews Criticisms Graham Ware Hermeneutics Reviews Systematic Theology 5 Comments

For some people, the concept of hell as a state of eternal torment is so central to their faith and their portrait of God that giving it up would mean giving up the faith altogether: giving up the authority of … Continue reading

Glenn Peoples Hermeneutics Systematic Theology 13 Comments

Previously, when we looked at the importance of considering the logical implications of one’s arguments, we looked at a failed attempt to use physical laws to prove that all men live forever (in the way everyone means “live” except when … Continue reading

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