Mon, 25 April 2011
In this podcast, Jim answers the objection that God would send people like Gandhi to Hell (simply because they are not Christians) alongside people like Hitler (who have committed unspeakable atrocities). How can a reasonable and just God be the source of such inequitable punishment? Also Jim answers listener email related to the power of prayer, the importance of evidential apologetics and the grounding for objective morality.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_201_-_The_Degrees_of_Punishment_in_Hell_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:58pm PST
Mon, 18 April 2011
A loving God would never create a place like Hell, would He? Any God that would send people to a place of punishment and torment is unloving by definition, right? In this podcast, Jim responds to these foundational objections to the existence of Hell. In addition, Jim comments on the Harris / Craig debate and answers listener email related to hearing God’s voice.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_200_-_Why_Would_a_Loving_God_Create_Hell_in_the_First_Place_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:18pm PST
Mon, 11 April 2011
In the wake of Rob Bell’s new book, “Love Wins,” many people are beginning to question the nature and existence of Hell and how exactly God decides who must go there. For many, the idea that our temporal, finite sin on earth should deserve an eternal punishment of infinite torment in hell is ridiculously inequitable. Why would God torture infinitely those who have only sinned finitely?Jim addresses this objection and answers listener email.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_199_-_Defending_the_Existence_of_an_Eternal_Hell_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:43pm PST
Mon, 4 April 2011
Is God a liar? Is He the source of deceptive spirits? In this episode, Jim answers the skeptic’s objection that Yahweh lies or uses deceptive spirits to deceive people in the Bible. Jim also discusses Multiverse Theory and answers listener email related to Christian exclusivity and religious pluralism.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_198_-_Responding_to_the_Problem_of_Gods_Deception_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:58pm PST