Recent years have seen much controversy regarding hell: Do we go to heaven or hell when we die? Or do we cease to exist? Are believers and unbelievers ultimately saved in the end?
This second edition of Four Views on Hell, featuring all new contributors, highlights why the church still needs to wrestle with the doctrine of hell. In the familiar counterpoints format, four leading scholars introduce us to the current views on eternal judgment, with particular attention being given to the new voices that have entered the debate.
Contributors and views include:
- Denny Burk: Eternal Conscious Torment
- John Stackhouse: Annihilationism (Conditional Immortality)
- Robin Parry: Universalism (Ultimate Reconciliation)
- Jerry Walls: Purgatory
General editor Preston Sprinkle concludes the discussion by evaluating each view, noting significant points of exchange between the essayists. The interactive nature of the volume allows the reader to reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of each view and come to an informed conclusion.
|Contributor(s)||Denny Burk , John G. Stackhouse, Jr. , Robin Parry , Jerry Walls , Preston Sprinkle , Stanley N. Gundry|
|About the Contributor(s)||Denny Burk
Denny Burk (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is professor of biblical studies at Boyce College, the undergraduate arm of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
John G. Stackhouse, Jr.
John G. Stackhouse Jr. (PhD, University of Chicago) is the Samuel J. Mikolaski Professor of Religious Studies and Dean of Faculty Development at Crandall University, New Brunswick, Canada.
Robin Parry (PhD, University of Gloucestershire) is an editor at Wipf and Stock Publishers.
Jerry L. Walls (PhD, University of Notre Dame) is a Scholar in Residence and Professor of Philosophy at Houston Baptist University.
Dr. Preston Sprinkle (PhD, University of Aberdeen) serves as the director of the extension classes for Eternity Bible College in Boise, ID. He previously taught at Cedarville University (Ohio) and Nottingham University (UK). Preston is author of Paul and Judaism Revisited (IVP Academic, 2012), co-author of Erasing Hell: What God Said About Eternity, and the Things We Made Up (David C. Cook, 2011) with Francis Chan, and co-editor of The Faith of Jesus Christ: Exegetical, Biblical, and Theological Studies (Paternoster, 2009) with Michael Bird.
Stanley N. Gundry
Stanley N. Gundry is executive vice president and editor-in-chief for the Zondervan Corporation. He has been an influential figure in the Evangelical Theological Society, serving as president of ETS and on its executive committee, and is adjunct professor of Historical Theology at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. He is the author of seven books and has written many articles appearing in popular and academic periodicals.
|Publish Date||Mar 8, 2016|
|Series||Counterpoints: Bible and Theology|