Quote Originally Posted by Hypatia_Alexandria View Post
The notion of hellfire and damnation is a much later Christian construct. The word hell does not occur in the New Testament.
So what about that one from the KJV: "And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out,
and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for
thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell" (Matthew 5:29)?