Peter Hiett interviews Orthodox theologian and philosopher, David Bentley Hart, on his new book That All Shall Be Saved: Heaven, Hell, and Universal Salvation.
Orthodox theologian and philosopher David Bentley Hart’s book on universal salvation is arguably the most talked-about book on the subject for years. For anyone interested in the topic, this is a must read.
In this new as-literal-as-it-gets translation of the New Testament, Orthodox scholar David Bentley Hart, seeks to remedy this by translating “as if no doctrine were given”. The result is a version of the New Testament at odds with great portions of traditional Protestant theology.
It might come as a surprise to some, that the doctrine of universal restitution or “apokatastasis”, let alone the belief that all human beings will be saved eventually, has never as such been condemned by any of the ancient ecumical church councils. Sometimes, however, it is claimed that the doctrine was condemned at the fifth … Continue reading Is “Origenism” heresy? On the fifth ecumenical council in 553