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  1. If Matthew 3:11-13 were the only passage in the...

    If Matthew 3:11-13 were the only passage in the Bible speaking of final punishment maybe it could be interpreted that way...

    However, in the passage in question, unlike in Matthew 3, we have...
  2. Ok, found some of the source material-...

    Ok, found some of the source material- http://halakhah.com/pdf/moed/Rosh_HaShanah.pdf (pages 41 and 42)

    It would seem, according to this tradition anyway, that nobody spends an eternity in Hell,...
  3. Just to be clear, from the Jewish point of view,...

    Just to be clear, from the Jewish point of view, the three options would be:
    -going to directly to heaven.
    -going to hell, being purged of sin (in less than 12 months) and then going to heaven....
  4. I can't remember exactly where I first read about...

    I can't remember exactly where I first read about this, although the idea is presented here (with primary sources, although I haven't been able to find them with a google search:
    ...
  5. One thing that is consistent throughout Jesus'...

    One thing that is consistent throughout Jesus' teaching is that there are only two options (life or destruction/sheep or goats/narrow or broad path/for or against...) This is important in the context...
  6. I don't think anybody is taking these metaphors...

    I don't think anybody is taking these metaphors literally (a metaphor is by definition is not litteral), but the metaphor needs to be interpreted, and we do seem to have images of total destruction...
  7. The problem is in saying this you treat the image...

    The problem is in saying this you treat the image of the tares being seperated from the wheat, but not the image of the tares being burnt up. Sure, the fire is not necessarily literal, but the result...
  8. [QUOTE=One Bad Pig;15121]Are the wicked composed...

    [QUOTE=One Bad Pig;15121]Are the wicked composed of different parts than the righteous?

    It is the tares that are said (twice) to be burned ("up" is not in most translations I've checked); the...
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