Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived
"There are a growing number of us who have become acutely aware that Jesus's story has been hijacked by a number of other stories, stories Jesus isn't interested in telling, because they have nothing to do with what he came to do. The plot has been lost, and it's time to reclaim it. . . . "I've... show more
"There are a growing number of us who have become acutely aware that Jesus's story has been hijacked by a number of other stories, stories Jesus isn't interested in telling, because they have nothing to do with what he came to do. The plot has been lost, and it's time to reclaim it. . . . "I've written this book because the kind of faith Jesus invites us into doesn't skirt the big questions about topics like God and Jesus and salvation and judgment and heaven and hell, but takes us deep into the heart of them." —from Love Wins
Publish date: July 24th 2012
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
As much as I have liked Rob Bell's previous books because he is challenging the acceptance of Church dogma as absolute truth when some of what people accept is theological truth is really just church tradition. In this book I appreciate that he is asking the question that only God can answer. I thin...
I wrote this long review of Love Wins then set the review aside for a weekend. When I came back, I realized I had basically written a giant diary entry. My history with Christianity is complicated, let's leave it at that and move on to the actual book.Obviously, a lot of readers will have a hard tim...
While I'm not sure I agree with everything Rob Bell suggests in this controversial book, I think he makes some very good points when considering the topic, and ones that need to be considered seriously.It is rare that a book is as vilified as this one is, and I think the vilification is unjustified....
How good is your good news? Because this good news is pretty damn good. I read this a year late, after the drama surrounding it died away and found a wonderful portrait of the heart of God, centered in the atoning work of Jesus. Completely refreshing and utterly compelling picture of the world. ...
I'm not sure how to rate this. Did I enjoy it? Not really. Religion played a very dark and painful role in my past, and dredging everything up is never pleasant. Should I rate it based on the quality of the writing? The authors habit of short sentences and paragraphs can get:Very.Irritating.Afte...