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Jeanette Stanhaus on Sexual Abuse and New Beginnings

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 08.14.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Caroline Cicero

"Always see yourself as thirty years old. See yourself as perfect, whole and complete, physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually."

Hellish Imagery From The Middle Ages

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.29.2012 | Arts

While today the word "hell" is often used in situations involving long lines and a lack of caffeine, in the Middle Ages hell was darker, hotter and ha...

Lee Speigel

Israeli Scientists Search For 'Gateway To Hell' | Lee Speigel | Posted 04.20.2012 | Weird News

It's an ancient legend: Located in scattered areas of Earth are openings, doorways, gates, if you will, to some unseen underworld, also variously refe...

Fear of Death

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

If you could be sure that when you die, your consciousness goes right on living -- that your soul essence cannot die -- would you still be afraid of death?

Jesus said, "I Am the Way..." But What Does that Really Mean?

Steve McSwain | Posted 05.05.2012 | Religion
Steve McSwain

My own suggestion is this: instead of believing in Jesus, why not live similarly after the manner of Jesus?

For Crying Out Loud About Christmas

Carol Smaldino | Posted 02.19.2012 | Religion
Carol Smaldino

There is no freedom without considering alternatives: considering what we believe and what makes sense to us. There is no freedom without the capacity and permission to think.

Kim Jong Il Enters Hell

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Andy Rooney Returns to CBS for Segment on What a Pain in the Ass it Is to Be Dead

James Napoli | Posted 01.08.2012 | Comedy
James Napoli

"One minute, you're standing behind some scofflaw trying to get eleven items through the ten times or less line; next thing, you're the main character in one of those jokes where the representatives of three different social classes are being asked a leading question by St. Peter."

Deconstructing Harry Jackson: Is Jim Wallis' Ideology Really "The Doctrine of Devils"?

Timothy King | Posted 12.21.2011 | Religion
Timothy King

"I don't think Bishop Jackson is offended by my ideology but by scripture itself. If he wants to toss out what the Bible has to say about wealth and poverty he might as well toss out the whole book..."

PHOTOS: Abandon All Hope: Visiting 10 Entrances To Hell

Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.29.2012 | Travel

Grandma may be breathless over her trip to the Holy Land and your cousin may want to go snowboarding at Heavenly, but most people receive more persona...

The More I Follow Jesus, The Less I Like His Teaching

Derek Flood | Posted 11.21.2011 | Religion
Derek Flood

Now what makes this even more complicated is the fact that most of the statements about Hell found in the Bible are said by Jesus. The one who is leading me to question Hell, seems to be the very one who teaches it.

World Officially Goes to Hell, Handbasket Sustains Minor Injuries

Spencer Green | Posted 10.10.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

The passage of Earth to Hell was triggered by a combination of global economic crises, rioting and killing in numerous countries, and the fourth season of Jersey Shore.

The Absence Of God: A Kinder, Gentler Hell?

John Shore | Posted 09.09.2011 | Religion
John Shore

These days Christians rarely assert that hell is a place where people get burned alive. It's become de rigueur for Christians to instead say that hell is "the absence of God."

Islam's Understanding Of Hell

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 08.27.2011 | Religion
Dr. Faheem Younus

There is no dearth of theories when it comes to the big fire pit. Experts love to debate whether hell is time-bound or eternal, literal or symbolic. Add to these theories the premise of hell by Prophet Muhammad.

Marco Brambilla's Epic 3D Video Art

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 08.21.2011 | Arts

After watching Marco Brambilla's 1992 film Demolition Man, audiences would have felt a sense of finality. The credits rolled, the lights went up and t...

After Controversy, Baptists Affirm Belief In 'Eternal' Hell

Posted 08.15.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) Southern Baptists on Wednesday (June 14) called hell an "eternal, conscious punishment" for...

Is God's Justice Different Than Ours?

John Shore | Posted 08.08.2011 | Religion
John Shore

If it's true that by justice God means something diametrically opposed to our understanding of that word, what, then, are we to make of Jesus when he talks about love?

Many Mansions In Whose House?

Pierre Whalon | Posted 08.06.2011 | Religion
Pierre Whalon

What else do we need to trust God for? If he has prepared a place for us for then, what about now? If we are willing to trust about our death, what about our life now?

Is Hell Real?

John Shore | Posted 07.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

I think keeping the afterlife a complete mystery is God's way of telling us to pay maximum attention to the life we have on this side of the door.

What Francis Chan (And His Ilk) Get So Terribly Wrong About Hell (VIDEO)

John Shore | Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion
John Shore

While in every last way pretending to be about practicing love, it's really about instilling fear. What Chan is really saying here is, "Be afraid. Being wrong about hell has terrible, terrible consequences."

Stirling and Bri's "Apocalyptic Mini Nooner"

C. Brian Smith | Posted 07.19.2011 | Comedy
C. Brian Smith


No Heaven For You!

John Shore | Posted 07.18.2011 | Religion
John Shore

Die a Christian? Up to heaven! Die a non-Christian? Try to make sure that before it closes shut someone tosses a bag of marshmallows into your coffin. That's the Christianity that has got to go.

Porn in Hell

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Last Gasp: Q&A With Osama bin Laden

John Bobey | Posted 07.11.2011 | Comedy
John Bobey

Osama... Osama bin Laden -- is that you? Yes, yes it is -- who is this? It's me, John Bobey.

Jason Linkins

CNN Poll Finds That Most People Think Bin Laden Is In Hell, In Case You Were Wondering | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.04.2011 | Media

I think most of us are glad to no longer be sharing the same space as Osama bin Laden, metaphysical or otherwise. But because a long time ago it was decided that it was acceptable for major news organizations to just take polls about whatever arbitrary thing happened to occur to them, CNN conducted a poll inquiring whether people thought Osama bin Laden was in Hell. Well, congratulations Hell: 61 percent of respondents say yes, Osama bin Laden will be spending his eternity in a special inferno-adjacent walled compound in Jahannam.