Episode 7

What if Hell is closer than we think?


March 26th, 2021

21 mins 42 secs

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About this Episode

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