The Hell Project
The Hell Project
A Conversation with Chris Date (Rethinking Hell) - Live Stream

A Conversation with Chris Date (Rethinking Hell) - Live Stream

Chris Date has been engaging with the hell debate for a number of years having edited the book, Rethinking Hell ( and become the face of Rethinking Hell Live on youtube ( 

We'll be chatting about hell, the book of Revelation and whatever else comes up in the course of the conversation.   

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0:00 Introduction and summary of video
3:00 Chris shares his testimony
10:30 Chris shares his journey to rethinking hell
21:28 Phil shares his journey in rethinking hell
28:12 Chris gives a summary of the conditionalist view of Revelation 14 verse 11
36:29 Follow up and conversation on Revelation 14
38:00 Engagement with GK Beale's (traditional view of hell) commentary on Revelation 14
42:00 Why is eternal torment used to symbolise destruction?
43:50 What does Revelation 14 verse 11 mean by 'have no rest'?
47:00 More engagement with GK Beale's defense of the traditional view of Revelation 14
49:30 What does smoke represent?
50:30 Is annihilation a soft punishment? People obviously seek death when faced with great suffering.  
58:40 A look at Revelation 20:10-15
1:14:00 A look at the definition of death
1:21:00 Final question and conclusions

The Hell Project
The Hell Project
"Without Jesus we are all dead"
I discuss the bible and conditional immortality. This is the biblical view that shows that rejecting the author of life leads to death and not an existence of eternal torment.
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