Although Fudge published several books, only The Fire That Consumes has been through multiple editions. The first. The Fire That Consumes [Edward Fudge] is 20% off every day at WipfandStock. com. Evangelical Christians affirm together that a dreadful. Since the publication of its first edition in , Edward Fudge’s bookThe Fire that Consumeshas been the fullest and most thorough exposition and defense of.
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In other words, the book would’ve been better consuumes it was more conscise in certain respects, yet more substantial ddward speaking of the Gospel and the coming of God’s Kingdom. Fudge rightly considers Scripture first, noting no mention of an inherent immortal soul therein. According to the traditional majority view, that destiny will involve everlasting conscious torment in hell.
When they do so, they may come to the conclusion that maybe the traditional view may not be biblical after all. I have published more than articles and book reviews in English, Spanish, and Russian.
The Fire That Consumes: A Review | Dr. Claude Mariottini – Professor of Old Testament
And I am not the only one who says so. To him, the Bible teaches that the wicked will be raised in the last days, will be judged, cast into the fires of hell and there he will be consumed, he will die the second death, conshmes will perish forever.
There is not, despite the testimony of the majority of Christian teachers since the early church, a hell of everlasting torment of the damned. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It is not a “destruction” that leaves one endlessly alive and in pain. Dale A Danklefsen rated it it was amazing Aug 19, Apr 08, Mark rated it it was amazing Shelves: A book that will probably get me in trouble. I still have questions. This is when I came across The Fire That Consumes, and saw that my emerging thoughts were identical to what I found in this book.
It is a relief to know that those who edwadd reject God will edwagd suffer forever in hell, but will instead be completely destroyed and will no longer exist. Anything could be and has been justified by such an outlook just look at the rational for burning “heretics” over the years. There is no doubt that Fudge has done his homework, and in the process he discusses many biblical passages that the seventeen authors who hold the traditional view have ignored or did not find conumes enough to include into their discussion of hell.
However, believers are increasingly questioning the traditional view, finding it unbiblical and inconsistent with God’s own character. Email required Address never made public. Learn how your ffudge data is processed. He points out edwward fact that the abstract entity of death suffers the same fate of the lake of fire as do living creatures.
In “The Fire That Consumes” 3rd EditionFudge offers an exhaustive defense of conditionalism, whereby he fhat Christian scripture as supporting the proposition that complete annihilation ultimately awaits the unregenerate.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Many questions get raised, many get answered, and at the end of the day, you have to ponder and examine what you believe in light of it all.
Thank you for your comment. He demonstrates how traditionalists frequently take the plain meanings of words and assign them fudte that are opposite. This is absolutely the most detailed and exhaustive defense of Annihilationism. I do not want to brag, but I believe that I am a person that has an above average intelligence. I am glad we met in Houston. Oct 29, Tanwin rated it it was amazing.
Yet despite the authority of such towering figures as Augustine, Aquinas, and Calvin, and the imprimatur of the Westminster divines, Fudge makes what to me thah a simply conclusive case that the Bible doesn’t teach the immortality of the soul nor does it teach the everlasting agony of the lost. Fudge goes even farther by giving a brief tour of church history, showing how the traditional view began, won the day and became the view of the majority of Christians.
Congratulations for thzt website. I found myself agreeing with Fudge more than disagreeing with him and found his treatment and respect of the Scriptures admirable.
Very well-written, measured and scholarly.
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Although hell is not a pleasant topic, and is rarely discussed in church, I believe it is an important part of the Christian faith to understand what the Bible teaches on this subject.
Whether or not you agree with Fudge, his arguments are worth listening to. Regardless of whether or edwsrd you agree with my theory, the point is, Fudge fails to explain how the devil would not be eternally tormented, which is a big problem when your book is about how the doctrine of eternal torment in Hell is untrue.
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The Fire That Consumes: A Biblical and Historical Study of the Doctrine of Final Punishment
Retrieved December 25, Yes, it says the devil is tormented for eternity, but it also said the same for the beast, yet, if we accept Fudge’s theory, that is only symbolic of the real life fate of thf the beast represents. Whenever I review a book, I try to be fair and honest with the argument presented in the book.
Jerry Johnson rated it really liked it Sep 22, Dwayne Goins rated it donsumes was amazing Jul 20, Here is how universalism is defined:.