but, I kind of doubt there is a ‘hell’. at least, in the sense of eternal conscious torment. it seems what most people envision as hell is actually something some emperor came up with to instill fear into people…a form of manipulation.
on the other hand, maybe it’s just better to say I don’t know. i don’t really know.
what I do know is that God will not let an outcast be banished forever, but, even after death God still devises ways to bring about reconciliation for the outcast.
The guy’s name escapes me but one of the top scholars that studies Biblical Hell holds a theory that one needs Jesus for eternal life so Hell couldn’t be a place for eternal torture because one would need Jesus to even have an eternal life. Therefore Hell would be a place where lives would be extinguished or something along those lines. I think it’s an interesting theory. I wish I could remember the mans name so you could read up on it.