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Church Fresco Depicts Tito, Marx and Engels in Hell

The Church is in Montenegro: A church in Montenegro has sparked controversy by displaying a fresco depicting Yugoslav communist leader Josip Broz Tito in the fires of hell with Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. The newly built Church of Resurrection … Continue reading

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This Is True, and Not Just in the USA

Wherein Fr Z reflects: The Roman historian Livy wrote about the terminal decline of the Roman Republic that “Nec vitia nostra nec remedia pati possumus… We can bear neither our vices nor the remedies.” Alas, I fear that our vices have … Continue reading

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Colorado Shooting Happened Because ‘America has Lost its Fear of Hell’

And the non-Christian victims are going to a ‘terrible place’. So says one Evangelical leader over there. Gosh, the first thing I thought while reading the above news story was this: There were some present at that very time who told him about the Galileans … Continue reading

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Is Heaven Hotter than Hell?

According to the Bible, as calculated in the August 1972 issue of Applied Optics: The temperature of Heaven can be rather accurately computed from  available data. Our authority is the Bible: Isaiah 30:26 reads, Moreover  the light of the Moon … Continue reading

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NT Wright on Hell and Bell – ‘Why are Americans so Fixated on Hell’

The Bish is inspired! “Why are Americans so fixated on hell?”

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The Myth of the Burning Garbage Dump of Gehenna

I have long wanted to do a little work to debunk the endlessly repeated myth that the Hinnom Valley (Gehenna) was a perpetually burning trash dump.  There simply is no evidence to support the idea, but because it seems a … Continue reading

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Is Hell Crowded or Empty?

Writes Fr Robert Barron: An Internet controversy is percolating around a soon-to-be-published book by well-known evangelical preacher Rob Bell. In “Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived,” Bell advocates the “universalist” position … Continue reading

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