How the Traditional Doctrine of Hell Undermines Christian Character

The doctrine of eternal conscious torment presents a real problem for the Christian who is serious about developing a Christlike attitude. The problem, in short, is that acceptance of the doctrine of eternal conscious torment encourages attitudes which are, as Parry put it, “vicious.” Source: How the Traditional Doctrine of Hell Undermines Christian Character

Saving our world

“SAVING ARWERLD” There was a small young boy named Arwerld who had a bad habit of eating or at least tasting “everything” that he found. Anywhere he went he would sneak off and look under the sink or cabinets for containers of household cleaners, insecticides, glue, paint, you name it. Arwerld seemed to have a … More Saving our world

Are You Sure No One Knows the Day or the Hour? — A New Day Dawning

Are You Sure No One Knows the Day or the Hour? — A New Day Dawning:   “Chuck Crisco December 29, 2015 Troubled times come throughout history, and unfortunately in recent history it is commonplace for some Christians to shout, ‘the sky is falling’ and run for cover instead of being salt and light to … More Are You Sure No One Knows the Day or the Hour? — A New Day Dawning

Did you know hell ?

Did you know that the word “hell” as we today picture the meaning of it in our minds as we’ve been indoctrinated to believe it is some place with fire and brimstone for the eternal punishment of unbelieving sinners – is NOT IN THE BIBLE – ANYWHERE! A word meaning such a thing didn’t even … More Did you know hell ?

Apocatastasis: The Heresy that Never Was

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
When first presented with the universalist hope, many Orthodox and Roman Catholics immediately invoke the authority of the Fifth Ecumenical Council (553), citing the fifteen anti-Origenist anathemas: “Apokatastasis has been dogmatically defined by the Church as heresy—see canon 1 … case closed.” Over the past two centuries, however, historians have…