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I just spent the last hour calculating how many people are in hell according to establishment christian theology

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You're going to hell Philly ;)

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How many went the other way?

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You must be really really bored. :)

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I don't know, man... Everyone knows John 3:16. Doesn't it say something about not perishing? I'm pretty sure it doesn't mention eternal torment. Im pretty sure there's something in ecclestiastes about non-Christian souls dying and being forgotten.

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evangelical christianity is all about weilding wailing and gnashing of teeth in the fires of gehenna if you don't follow whatever the current understanding of the salvation process is. it underpins it i'd say, despite more recent attempts to sweep it under the rug and only admit it as a foundational doctrine if someone presses

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Not every Christian is a southern Baptist or Catholic. But cool broad brush, bro.

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Now calculate how many people I've told to go to hell....

pssst its more

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yeah there is a wee bit of southern baptisty type going on. the church i have gone to for close to 20 yrs now has not once gone into hellfire and damnation mode.

God's love, redemption, forgiveness is a much better carrot.

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can we volunteer a couple of huddlers to go to hell to confirm your calculations Philly?

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most evangelical churches don't go the fire-and-brimstone route anymore, but it's still a foundational church doctrine.

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Do you think hell is in operation at this point or saved for the future?

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beats me. guys like rob bell suggest its metaphorical rather than literal. i think spong says the same thing

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