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Unformatted text preview: o Leans toward idea of annihilation • Gospel of John: o There will be a last judgment o Leans toward annihilation as well • Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke): o Later written o Idea of “fire in Hell” o Damnation planned from beginning by God o Intermediate resting spot at Hades? o Otherwise how would a non-Christian like Abraham get to heaven? o Intermediate state gets support from Augustine • The Book of Revelation: o Apocalyptic account of future o Hades distinguished from Lake of Fire (permanent state) o Ancient dragon/ serpent of Satan thrown down to the earth Thrown into pit w/ false prophet and serpent for 1000 years After that Satan is freed, huge battle Satan, Hades, anyone whose name isn’t in Book of Life thrown into Lake of Fire forever...
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2011 for the course RELI 125 taught by Professor Styers during the Fall '10 term at UNC.
- Fall '10