Death and our ultimate destiny

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This chapter examines divine justice in relation to the Christian doctrines of judgement, heaven and hell. It traces the history of thinking about judgement and what drove certain views at certain times. It concludes that the belief in Christ's descent into hell led, in the end, to 'hell's destruction', with implications for how we view God's ultimate judgement and justice.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpeaking differently
Subtitle of host publicationEssays in theological anthropology
EditorsPhillip Tolliday, Heather Thomson
Place of PublicationCanberra, Australia
PublisherBarton Books
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781921577154
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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