This book is a passionate and reasoned plea for re-examining the traditional teaching that unbelievers are consigned to eternal punishment in Hell. Instead The Hell Jesus Never Intended returns to a concept of Hell that is more in line with our ancestors and their teachings.
Foreword; Preface; Breaking the Silence; A Brief History of Hell; The Hell Jesus Never Intended; Looking at Hell Through a Broader Lens; Hell in the Present Tense; Heaven as Past, Present and Future; Evil and Our Response to it; Some Implications of a Different Understanding About Hell; Index
Tom Wright is the Bishop of Durham and is a regular broadcaster on radio and television. He is the author of over forty books, including the For Everyone guides to the New Testament, the highly acclaimed series, Christian Origins and the Question of God, and the best-selling books Simply Christian and Surprised by Hope (all SPCK)