The question driving the controversy over Love Wins is whether Rob Bell is a universalist or not. That is, does Bell believe in hell or are all people eventually going to be saved?
There is a short and long answer to the question of Bell’s universalism.
The short answer is ‘no’, Bell is not, strictly speaking, a universalist. . . . → Read More: Love Wins, by Rob Bell: some thoughts, part 2
Rob Bell’s latest book, Love Wins, is perhaps his most controversial. This is not surprising – the topic lends itself to such controversy. The subtitle reads: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived. One thing can be said of Bell, he’s not afraid of the big questions.
Love Wins is . . . → Read More: Love Wins, by Rob Bell: some thoughts, part 1
I am still waiting for my copy of Love Wins to come in the post, so I’m not yet ready to offer my own thoughts. The amount of debate this book has generated has been staggering, and that was even before anyone had read it. Most of this debate, because uninformed, has been unhelpful. It has . . . → Read More: Rob Bell, Universalism and some clarity
For those following the heated (no pun intended) debate regarding Rob Bell’s new book on heaven and hell, called Love Wins, you will find the following interesting. It is an hour long interview of Bell by author and journalist Lisa Miller.
Much of the controversy has been around the question is Rob Bell a universalist? That is, . . . → Read More: Rob Bell and Universalism?