This week we speak with Dr. Sharon (Baker) Putt. Sharon L. Putt (formerly Sharon L. Baker author of Razing Hell) researches and writes in the areas of non-violent atonement theory, justice, reconciliation, forgiveness, and peace. She also works in the area of inter-religious dialogue, comparative theologies of religion, and Continental Philosophy. In this episode we begin to look at alternate theories of Hell based in scripture, in particular, we examine the idea of Universalism. Can we take away a different, less violent version of Hell while still maintaining a scriptural view of the Bible? Find out in part one of our two episode series on alternate ideas of Hell!

Guest Published Works:
Some of Dr. Putt’s recent books: Razing Hell: Rethinking Everything You’ve Been Taught about God’s Wrath and Judgment & Executing God: Rethinking Everything You’ve Been Taught about Salvation and the Cross.

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