Saint John's Cathedral

Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory – Hell

December 08, 2019
Saint John's Cathedral
Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory – Hell
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Saint John's Cathedral
Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory – Hell
Dec 08, 2019
Saint John's Cathedral

Dean Richard leads a class on what he considers to be one of the most dangerous concepts in the history of Christianity: hell. Richard examines how hell imagined as a literal place has caused confusion and psychological torment throughout the ages. He discusses why the Episcopal Church, as well as the church’s ancient creeds, focus upon divine mercy rather than punishment in the afterlife. 

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Dean Richard leads a class on what he considers to be one of the most dangerous concepts in the history of Christianity: hell. Richard examines how hell imagined as a literal place has caused confusion and psychological torment throughout the ages. He discusses why the Episcopal Church, as well as the church’s ancient creeds, focus upon divine mercy rather than punishment in the afterlife. 

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