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Hellbound

Love Is Not God, but Thankfully, Neither Is Mark Driscoll

Kevin Miller | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion
Kevin Miller

God is love, but love is not God. Oft-vilified Pastor Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill Church in Seattle has been riding this pony for a while now.

'Hellbound?' And The Simulation Of Divine Violence As An Obstacle To Peace

Andrew P. Klager, Ph.D. | Posted 12.29.2012 | Religion
Andrew P. Klager, Ph.D.

On a practical peacebuilding level, where pseudo-religious loyalties are a factor, the film deftly underscores the influence of shallow, self-serving, destructive End Times ideologies on one's behavior.

Hell, Terror, War: Retribution And The USA

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 11.25.2012 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

Why does our view of hell matter? Because believers in hell believe in revenge. And according to brain chemistry studies, taking revenge and nurturing resentment is a major source of life-destroying stress.

'Hellbound?' Wins The Debate

John Shore | Posted 11.25.2012 | Religion
John Shore

If you are a Christian harboring the idea that a literal hell is incompatible with an all-loving and all-powerful God, and would like ironclad evidence and testimony from a wide variety of sources and experts in support of that idea, then you must see "Hellbound?"

HuffPost Live: Hell, It's Not Just For Church Anymore

Posted 09.20.2012 | Religion

Hell: it's not just for church anymore. It's in TV, video games, even food branding. Filmmaker Kevin Miller explores our cultural obsession in his mov...

Pro-Hell Evangelical Bastion Smears New Movie Because It's Anti-Hell

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 11.20.2012 | Media
Frank Schaeffer

You have to wonder what's wrong with a "Christian" publication so attached to hell that they have to smear a great new movie -- even lie about it -- to make a pro-hell point.

Movie Questions Hell As Place Of Eternal Torment

AP | TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 11.19.2012 | Religion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — How can a loving God send people, even bad people, to a place of eternal torment? A new documentary struggles with questions ...

Why Americans Care So Much About Hell

Kevin Miller | Posted 11.19.2012 | Religion
Kevin Miller

I think the prevalence of hell in American language and culture represents the outworking of three concepts that have defined America since its inception: freedom, justice and truth.

Talking To Christians About Hell: It's Not As Easy As You'd Think

Kevin Miller | Posted 11.10.2012 | Religion
Kevin Miller

As we've traveled to various festivals across the country, I have met literally thousands of potential viewers. It's been a fascinating, educational journey, and I've made plenty of new friends. But at times it's also been frustrating.

The Dark Knight's Delusion

Kevin Miller | Posted 10.20.2012 | Religion
Kevin Miller

We think we really can win this precarious game of one-upmanship against our enemies. At what point do the violent acts done in the name of "civilization" cause us to ask whether a civilization whose existence demands such bloodshed is worth protecting?

'Hellbound?': How Will Christians React?

Eliza Wood | Posted 10.16.2012 | Religion
Eliza Wood

We have a lot of Christians trying to save us from eternal, horrifying hell, and Kevin Miller is trying to save Christians from that perspective. But more than hoping for change, he took thoughtful, artistic action and has created something fascinating.

Why We Need The Language Of Hell

Kevin Miller | Posted 10.14.2012 | Religion
Kevin Miller

If you listen closely to the language of hell, underneath it you will hear a cry for justice. Something horrible -- even damnable -- has happened. And we are utterly powerless to undo it.

Resisting Condemnation to Save America

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 10.09.2012 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

When we demonize the "other," even in the name of reason, we open the door to a world of zero sum redemption where one person's gain is another person's humiliating loss.

You're A Christian, Right? No, I'm A Christian ... Left

Kevin Miller | Posted 10.02.2012 | Religion
Kevin Miller

Categories like "liberal" and "conservative" don't actually exist. It's more accurate to think in terms of spectrums. No one is outright conservative or outright liberal. We all live somewhere between these two poles.

Jerry Newcombe Doesn’t Just Get Hell Wrong; He Gets It All Wrong

Kevin Miller | Posted 09.23.2012 | Religion
Kevin Miller

What a surprise: An evangelical leader takes advantage of a tragic situation to utter foolish and insensitive remarks designed not to comfort the afflicted but rather to remind us why he and his people are right, and the rest of the world is wrong.