David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Religious Studies 40 (2):203-216 (2004)
In this article I respond to Thomas Talbott's criticisms of the view of hell I have defended. In particular, I argue that coherent sense can be made of the choice to be eternally separated from God. Moreover, Talbott does not successfully show how God can save everyone without overriding their freedom. Finally, I argue that there is no significant sense in which sinners defeat God or sin with impunity on the view I have defended. Talbott's case that universalism necessarily follows from God's perfect love and power then fails. (Published Online April 21 2004).
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Andrei A. Buckareff & Allen Plug (2005). Escaping Hell: Divine Motivation and the Problem of Hell. Religious Studies 41 (1):39-54.
Eric Reitan (2002). Eternal Damnation and Blessed Ignorance: Is the Damnation of Some Incompatible with the Salvation of Any? Religious Studies 38 (4):429-450.
John Kronen & Eric Reitan (2004). Talbott's Universalism, Divine Justice, and the Atonement. Religious Studies 40 (3):249-268.
Eric Reitan (2007). A Guarantee of Universal Salvation? Faith and Philosophy 24 (4):413-432.
Wilko Van Holten (1999). Hell and the Goodness of God. Religious Studies 35 (1):37 - 55.
Thomas Talbott (2001). Freedom, Damnation, and the Power to Sin with Impunity. Religious Studies 37 (4):417-434.
Jerry Walls (2004). ``A Hell of a Choice: A Reply to Talbott&Quot. Religious Studies 40:203--216.
Thomas Talbott (2004). Misery and Freedom: Reply to Walls. Religious Studies 40 (2):217-224.
Charles Seymour (1997). On Choosing Hell. Religious Studies 33 (3):249-266.
Jerry L. Walls (2004). A Hell of a Dilemma: Rejoinder to Talbott. Religious Studies 40 (2):225-227.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads42 ( #79,289 of 1,725,806 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #268,283 of 1,725,806 )
How can I increase my downloads?