>The Dinging Bell is Nothing New

>Rob Bell and his “insights” (read – dances) into the subject of hell is already fading into the woodwork (though not quickly enough)…but the controversy generated is nothing new…witness this from C. S. Lewis:

“I know that many wiser and better Christians than I in these days do not like to http://rcm.amazon.com/e/cm?t=jacksjots-20&o=1&p=8&l=bpl&asins=0060653205&fc1=000000&IS2=1&lt1=_blank&m=amazon&lc1=0000FF&bc1=000000&bg1=FFFFFF&f=ifrmention heaven and Hell even in a pulpit. I know, too, that nearly all the references to this subject in the New Testament come from a single source. But then that source is Our Lord Himself… These overwhelming doctrines…are not really removable from the teaching of Christ or of His Church. If we do not believe them our presence in this church is great tomfoolery. If we do, we must sometime overcome our spiritual prudery and mention them.”

C.S. Lewis
The Weight of Glory and Other Addresses