Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived

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Harper Collins, Mar 15, 2011 - Religion - 224 pages
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Millions of Christians have struggled with how to reconcile God's love and God's judgment: Has God created billions of people over thousands of years only to select a few to go to heaven and everyone else to suffer forever in hell? Is this acceptable to God? How is this "good news"?

Troubling questions—so troubling that many have lost their faith because of them. Others only whisper the questions to themselves, fearing or being taught that they might lose their faith and their church if they ask them out loud.

But what if these questions trouble us for good reason? What if the story of heaven and hell we have been taught is not, in fact, what the Bible teaches? What if what Jesus meant by heaven, hell, and salvation are very different from how we have come to understand them?

What if it is God who wants us to face these questions?

Author, pastor, and innovative teacher Rob Bell presents a deeply biblical vision for rediscovering a richer, grander, truer, and more spiritually satisfying way of understanding heaven, hell, God, Jesus, salvation, and repentance. The result is the discovery that the "good news" is much, much better than we ever imagined.

Love wins.

  

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Review: Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived

User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

I both understand and fail to understand why this book stirred up so much controversy. I fail to understand it, in that it seems to be a reasonable reading of Scripture based on Hebrew culture and ... Read full review

Review: Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived

User Review  - David Gregg - Goodreads

I am pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed "Love Wins". I've never been a Rob Bell fan, having started (but never finished) "Velvet Elvis" and "Sex God", but this book is worth picking up and ... Read full review

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Rob Bell is a bestselling author and international teacher and speaker. His books include Velvet Elvis, Sex God, Jesus Wants to Save Christians, Drops Like Stars,and Love Wins, and he was profiled in TIME magazine as one of 2011's hundred most influential people. He and his wife, Kristen, have three children.

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