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Who’s Really Demeaning the Bible, Anyway? A Q&A with Rob Bell

The estranged evangelical pastor on his critics, the Bible, and giving Jesus a fresh hearing.

God Must Be Proud of Atheists

If God is love, God must love atheists, too.

10 Questions About Hell From an Atheist

Go ahead, sound off here with your answers.

Can You Be a Gay Southern Baptist?

As soon as I came out, being a Southern Baptist minister wasn’t an option.

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Hell

You can doubt it, but no sane person can be indifferent to the prospect of hell.

Is There a Right Way to Think About Hell?

Three evangelicals tell us why they don’t share each other’s views on hell.

Debunking 3 Myths About Heaven

Somehow over the past few hundred years, we started to think about Heaven wrongly.

6 “Heretics” Who Should Be Banned From Evangelicalism

If we’re going to be consistent, we should weed out all the heretics — not just Rob Bell or World Vision.

10 Things I Wish Christians Considered Before Arguing with Atheists

Direct the conversation to Jesus . . . and other tips for gracefully dialoguing with atheist friends.

6 Popular Christian Sayings that Are Not True

Some of the most familiar Christian sayings turn out not to be Christian at all.

Get the (Eternal) Hell Out of Islam

Seven reasons why Islam rejects the idea of eternal hell.

Highway to Heaven and Back

“The Good Wife” and Louis CK on “Saturday Night Live” refresh television’s approach to the afterlife.

Belief Versus Behavior

What the afterlife tells us about religious motivations.