Category Archives: Biblical Exegesis

Below are three biblical arguments against universalism (and an extra one for further reading!). While they offer more than simple proof texts, it would take a much longer article to develop them more fully. Even so, I trust that you … Continue reading

Biblical Exegesis Peter Grice Universalism 1 Comment

In Genesis 2:17, God’s warning “you will certainly die” (מֹות תָּמֽוּת) refers to the penalty or consequence of Adam and Eve’s sin, should they disobey God’s command. They had been given the ongoing privilege to “live forever” by accessing the … Continue reading

Biblical Exegesis Commentary Introductory Peter Grice 14 Comments

It is often the case when discussing matters of eschatology that a variety of terms will be used to argue for one’s position. Subtle nuances drive the need for additional terms, and our position of conditional immortality (“conditionalism”) is no … Continue reading

Biblical Exegesis Systematic Theology Leave a comment

The story of Lazarus and the Rich Man (Luke 16:19–31) is often one of the first to be mentioned as giving explicit details on the nature and geography of hell. Upon closer examination, these assumptions prove to be lacking and … Continue reading

Biblical Exegesis Guest Contributions 9 Comments

Thomas Allin. Christ Triumphant: Universalism Asserted as the Hope of the Gospel on the Authority of Reason, the Fathers, and Holy Scripture (Annotated Edition). Robin Parry (ed.). Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2015.* Originally published in 1885, Wipf & Stock has … Continue reading

Biblical Exegesis Book Reviews Church History Graham Ware Logic and Reasoning Philosophy Universalism Leave a comment

While contending for Conditional Immortality within today’s evangelical world, it can often feel like one is in a battle of sorts: a contest of theological rigor, consistency, and biblical fidelity. This sense of contention gives rise to lively deliberations on … Continue reading

Biblical Exegesis Commentary Criticisms Debates 2 Comments