Many of us have grown up with a very strong understanding of what hell was. Eternal torment, literal flames, pain and agony forever. For a long time, our understanding of hell has been divorced from the practical realities that many face day-in and day-out, but does it have to be that way?
This is episode 7 of the What Would it Take Podcast. Join me as we explore the question, What if Hell is closer than we think?
Links to sources for this episode:
Article from _Christian History Institute: Three Views of Hell : https://christianhistoryinstitute.org/magazine/article/three-views-of-hell
Article from _Christianity Today: What is Hell? A Biblical Guide of Its Existence: https://www.christianity.com/wiki/heaven-and-hell/what-is-hell-a-biblical-guide-of-its-existence.html
Bible Gateway passage Mark 9:48: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+9%3A48&version=NRSV
Bible Hub passage Luke 13:28: https://biblehub.com/luke/13-28.htm
CBS News story from _60 Minutes: Early results from 174 Flint Children Exposed to Lead During Water Crisis Shows 80% of Them Will Require Special Education Services: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/flint-water-crisis-effect-on-children-60-minutes-2020-03-15/
Article from _The New York Times : British Police Office Charged with Murder in Killing of Sarah Everard: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/12/world/europe/uk-sarah-everard.html
Article from _National Geographic: The Campaign to Eliminate Hell : https://www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/article/160513-theology-hell-history-christianity
Podcast _God is with poor people: Liberation theology's challenge to this world: https://thisishell.com/interviews/1015-lilian-calles-barger