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Seems there are different ideas of exactly WHAT Hell IS. So,
(1) describe it for me-what am I in for?
Also, (2) how was it created?
and (3) if you don't mind, what denomination are you (if you are Christian)?
*yes it's in debate ;)
Answer by daps at 10:39 AM on May. 6, 2012
Answer by NotPanicking at 3:13 PM on May. 6, 2012
Answer by KristiS11384 at 2:53 PM on May. 7, 2012
Answer by daps at 10:36 AM on May. 6, 2012
Answer by daps at 10:49 AM on May. 6, 2012
Hel has one "l" and we all go there, unless we are amazing enough to go to one of the alternatives. Very few people will, and it's not exactly nirvana (if it was, we'd be Buddhists instead). There is no torture or fire or brimstone. I don't know why people chose to add a second l and pervert it into something else. The word "Hell" itself does not appear in the bible originally - only through modern translations. It uses Gehenna, sheol and Hades - the third actually being from Greek religion, but used for translation purposes, as well.
The idea of Hel was perverted by European missionaries, as part of the massive conversion by force and coercion, using the same name as our afterlife, but giving it the qualities of the Judeo-Christian sheol. I recommend lisarose's summary.
Answer by NotPanicking at 12:55 PM on May. 6, 2012
Answer by layh41407 at 9:18 PM on May. 7, 2012
Answer by Simplicity3 at 10:22 AM on May. 6, 2012
Answer by KristiS11384 at 12:30 PM on May. 6, 2012
Answer by -Eilish- at 3:08 PM on May. 6, 2012
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