Category Archives: Revelation

Reading the book of Revelation: “The Elephant in the Room”

Dwight D. Sheets, an expert in the area of Jewish and early Christian apocalyptic literature, says that the book of Revelation, the Apocalypse, “exhibits a strong sense of imminence” that is often ignored or explained metaphorically. According to Sheets, John … Continue reading

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Book Review: Love Wins by Rob Bell

Hardcover: 224 pages Publisher: HarperOne (March 15, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 9780062049643 HarperOne   Many thanks to HarperOne for a review copy of Love Wins by Rob Bell. An Overview If you’ve read Rob Bell’s other works like Jesus … Continue reading

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Ben Witherington on Hell: “Love doesn’t always win”

With a combination of scholarly and pastoral touch, Professor Ben Witherington has offered an intriguing piece on Hell, though he has not read Rob Bell’s Love Wins: “I have not read the book yet, but I do know the testimony … Continue reading

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Wednesdays with Wright: World Without Evil

With the recent uprisings in the Middle East, the hub of much eschatological speculations, perhaps a reminder the visions of Revelation 21-22 is in order, “to imagine a community, a great multitude of people constituting a city, the city which is … Continue reading

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