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Rob Bell Love Wins

Here's What Happened To Rob Bell, The Pastor Who Questioned Hell

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 12.02.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Rob Bell was once the evangelical It Boy, the hipster pastor with the thick-rimmed glasses and the skinny jeans whose best-selling theology was ...

Rob Bell Says Faith And Doubt Go Hand In Hand

OWN | Posted 11.04.2013 | OWN

In Pastor Rob Bell's 2011 book, Love Wins, he pondered questions that are often considered taboo in traditional Christianity: What if heaven is open t...

Anna Almendrala

Rob Bell Is Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.26.2012 | Religion

After its release in 2011, Rob Bell's book "Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, And The Fate Of Every Person Who Ever Lived" made huge waves in the ...

Why Are We So Angry About Hell?

Carl Medearis | Posted 09.25.2011 | Religion
Carl Medearis

Our motivations for wanting hell to exist (or not) might expose something inside of us that needs to become more like Jesus.

A Post-Hell Christianity?

Posted 09.14.2011 | Religion

By Kim Lawton Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (RNS) For millennia, people have been trying to imagine what happens after death. I...

Karmic Relief For A Post-Hell World

Philip Goldberg | Posted 07.17.2011 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

Anecdotal evidence suggests that karma has become a ubiquitous shorthand for reap-what-you-sow justice. The term crops up increasingly in song lyrics, sitcoms, news and casual conversation.

Bell Gives Colorado Hell, More Religious Opportunists to Follow?

Weston Gentry | Posted 07.09.2011 | Denver
Weston Gentry

Colorado seems to be shaping up as a popular target for religious ideologues. Due to its lack of religious zeal, Colorado may be the closest thing to a religious frontier that still exists in America.

Bill O'Reilly And His Particular Interest In Hell

Father Alberto Cutié | Posted 12.16.2011 | Religion
Father Alberto Cutié

His fundamental premise was that if you are not afraid of hell, you are going to do whatever you want. I believe that true and authentic faith should motivate us to love -- never to fear.

The Good News Is Better Than That: Reflections On Hell, Salvation And The Power Of Love

Rob Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rob Bell

If that message and that conviction cause controversy, I'll accept that. Because good news is what we need.

Pastor Loses Job Amidst Rob Bell Debate

AP | By TOM BREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

DURHAM, N.C. -- When Chad Holtz lost his old belief in hell, he also lost his job. The pastor of a rural United Methodist church in North Carolina wr...

Will 'Love Wins' Win? We're Early In The First Inning ...

Brian D. McLaren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brian D. McLaren

I imagine Rob Bell feels a lot like I have on many occasions: it's not that the critics have understood what I'm trying to say and have explained why they disagree. They've misrepresented what I'm trying to say and have explained why the misrepresentation is audacious and ludicrous.

Rob Bell vs. John Piper: Do We Have To Choose?

Rev. Jonathan Weyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Jonathan Weyer

Do I like Piper or do I side with Bell? My response always shocks people. We should be for neither, and we should be for both.