MEDIA ADVISORY, Nov. 1, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ --
"HELL YES!" shout most evangelical Christians. But growing
numbers are protesting, "HELL NO!"
right about this soul-sickening, hot-button belief that's also termed
"one of Christianity's most offensive doctrines?"
is, hell is under attack as never before -- especially from within the
"Rightfully so," says John Noe, (pronounced "No-ee"),
a conservative theologian with a Ph.D. in Theology, as he fires this
opening salvo across the bow of the evangelical church:
Shot #1 -- "What does the Bible actually say about 'Hell'?
#2 -- "What did Jesus say about 'Hell'? NOTHING!
#3 -- "All translation matches are mistranslations from
#4 -- "This misleading began in the 4th century A.D. when
the language of the Bible was changed from Greek to Latin!"
#5 -- "Then what was Jesus' 'Hell'? Mostly, it was 'Gehenna,'
the garbage dump of Jerusalem."
#6 -- "So is 'Gehenna' 'Hell?' HELL NO!"
point-blank, six-shot salvo strikes at the heart of Christian theology
and Christianity itself. But this iconoclastic scholar persists .
what really is the true Christian doctrine on this matter of hell
and the greater issue of the extent of God's grace and wrath in the
eternal, afterlife destiny for all people?"
our limited earthly view has been the problem. Bottom line is God's
plan of salvation and condemnation may be far different and greater
than we've been led to believe."
further maintains that "good, bad, strong, and weak arguments exist
on all sides of this ancient and escalating debate. They deserve careful
re-consideration and not blanket dismissals."
Source for a Personal Interest Story:
Noe spent twenty years of study, research, and collecting materials
and conflicting opinions about this most troubling tradition of Christianity.
his new book, "Hell Yes / Hell No: What really is the extent
of God's grace . . . and wrath?," Noe unleashes an unbiased analysis
of the strengths and weaknesses of the pro and con arguments. He concludes
by unearthing a unique solution of synthesis -- one that meets all
the demands of Scripture and resolves this most offensive and controversial
Bible scholar, John Noe, is a great source for a personal interest
story about this iconoclastic and emerging trend within the Christian