Thursday, February 7, 2008

Another quote to discuss amongst yourselves...

"Christian religionists have defined salvation as resolution of destiny, instead of a relationship... The purpose of salvation is to redeem you back to the Father. Your eternal destiny is a by-product of that."

--Wayne Jacobsen, in a discussion of why all the details about Hell are so important to believers.

It's an interesting thought. And maybe he's right--maybe the discussion of Heaven and Hell causes us to focus on the "what" of salvation, rather than the "Who."

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