David Bentley Hart on the Prodigal Gift of Being

  The following is an excerpt from “The Offering of Names”, first entry in Hart’s recently released collection of essays,  The Hidden and the Manafest – Essays in Theology and Metaphysics: Every metaphysics, simply said, that does not grasp (or at least adumbrate) the analogy of being is a tower of Babel, attempting to mount up […]

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The Damned May Enter – Chapter 14

Chapter 14 Chaparral, California Jacob crossed the threshold into St. Jude’s and stepped into another world. There was a palpable mystery and wonder to the place that transcended its well-crafted interior. He walked along the glazed concrete floor, taking in the spacious interior of the tavern. The table tops were made of the same warm […]

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A Reformed Case for Universalism

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
by Jedidiah Paschall I am neither a scholar nor the son of a scholar. In truth, I am a son of a plumber, a Bible College dropout typically content to work away at fiction and poetry. This is not to say that I have not studied these matters carefully or…

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David Bentley Hart on Universalism and Persons

Whenever a David Bentley Hart lecture hits youtube, it generates a certain amount of buzz among his fans, of which I am one. This is his most recent lecture on universalism and it is quite good, as he ties the argument for universalism to what it means to be a person (hint, ‘no man is […]

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New Blogger on Christian Universalism

I ran across a blog post today from a relatively new blogger, Brian McHenry (or at least the blog he is currently authoring is new). Anyhow, Brian had some very insightful observations on the Lake of Fire verses in Revelation. I thought that I’d pass along his post: The Pond of Fire You can read […]

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Until the Fire and the Rose are One

For many of us, I suppose there are a handful works of literature that captivate us so utterly that our lives are forever marked by them. My first poetic love was Lord Alfred Tennyson who was the first to teach me even as a high school student to hope that no soul would be forever […]

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