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To: SeekAndFind
The face of American Christianity is in transition, and Rob Bell, with his evolving look and artistry, has opened a window on this hybrid horizon. Known to many for his Nooma films, a series of twenty-four twelve-minute sermons and his controversial 2011 book, titled Love Wins: A Book about Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived, his person and work provoke visceral reactions that range from adoration to repulsion, while raising profound questions. In 2011 he was named to the Time 100 list—the 100 most influential people in the world. That same year, Bell left Mars Hill, the megachurch he founded in 1999, to pursue broader opportunities in Hollywood to, as he explained, “Compellingly share the gospel.”

Uh, he is drifting from orthodoxy. He may very well be teaching heresy.

Universalism, the idea that all men go to heaven, is not biblical. God's justice is erased and his mercy is denigrated by such a philosophy.

9 posted on 11/18/2012 6:02:37 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

A professor of theology I once knew said that the trajectory of Protestantism historically is toward unitarianism and universalism. He didn’t approve of it. It was just an observation that I think has some truth to it.


15 posted on 11/18/2012 6:27:55 PM PST by Southside_Chicago_Republican (If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.)
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To: SoFloFreeper; SeekAndFind
In 2011 he was named to the Time 100 list—the 100 most influential people in the world.

And who is the Prince of this world?

19 posted on 11/18/2012 6:46:35 PM PST by thecodont
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