Universalism In Its Modern And Ancient Form; Brought To The Test And Without The Argument From Aion…

Paperback | January 30, 2012

byAlexander W. Mcleod

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837. Excerpt: ... UA'IFERSJlLISM UNSCRIPTVRAL. Chapter I. O.v Hell, As A Place Of Future Punishment. Tm MEANINGS OF Sheol, HADES, AND GEHENNA, CONSIDERED. As this work professes to contain a refutation of Modern and Ancient Universalism, it will be necessary briefly to state, that the Ancient Universalists were the advocates of .limited future punishment, embracing ths doctrine of the final restoration to eternal happiness in heaven of all lapsed intelligencies; but the Modern Universalists, as contradistinguished from the former, believe in no future punishment whatever, asserting that all men are punished in this world for their sins, and, on death, are immediately received to everduring felicity. Both opinions, however, are entertained by numerous persons at the present day:--the term "modern" is given to distinguish the Inter modification of Universalism from the former,--not with the intention of conveying the idea that all the Universalists of the present age are unanimous in their rejection of a future limited punishment. For the sake of method we shall comnienca with the opinions of the moderns. The reader must not be surprised to learn that the "Modern Universalists" boldly and roundly affirm that the words rendered Hell in no one place, either in the Old or New Testament, signify a place of punishment. The boldness with which they make the assertion is doubtless equalled only by the ignorance which gives it birth. The fact is, they go here on a principle of extremely erroneous interpretation:--because the word or words, now in question, do not in every instance, mean a place of future misery, they at once conclude they have this meaning in no one instance. The folly of such a mode of interpretation need scarcely to be remarked upon. By the same method, we might p...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837. Excerpt: ... UA'IFERSJlLISM UNSCRIPTVRAL. Chapter I. O.v Hell, As A Place Of Future Punishment. Tm MEANINGS OF Sheol, HADES, AND GEHENNA, C...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 30, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217141455

ISBN - 13:9780217141451

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