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Review of Rob Bell’s “Love Wins”: The Jeopardy of God

“Let’s be very clear, then: we do not need to be rescued from God. God is the one who rescues us from death, sin and destruction. God is the rescuer.” Kindle Loc. 2196 I touched on some of this in … Continue reading

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Rob Bell “Love Wins” Chapter 4 Review, Good Friday Edition

Does God Get What He Wants? I haven’t written another chapter review from Rob Bell’s “Love Wins” for a while but today is probably as appropriate a day to answer the question posed by the title of chapter 4. “Does … Continue reading

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Rob Bell’s “Love Wins” Review, Chapter 3c. Jesus’ Social Revolution

Jesus’ Egalitarian Social Revolution Part of my project is to figure out what the Gospel is to Rob Bell as related in this work. Besides the “love of God” goal of the previous posting this chapter has another key identifying … Continue reading

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The Evocative and the Descriptive

A new quote from Rob Bell, his redux of the Apostle’s creed if you will. My name is Rob, and I live in Grand Rapids, Mich., and I’m a Christian. I believe in Jesus, and I believe Jesus is the … Continue reading

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Rob Bell’s “Love Wins” Review, Chapter 3b: The Love of God

A large part of the Rob Bell discussion on the Internet has focused on labels. Is Bell a universalist? Is Bell an evangelical? Is Bell orthodox? I’ll hazard my own label for Bell, he’s part of the emergent church movement … Continue reading

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Rob Bell’s “Love Wins”, Review, Pt. 3, Chapter on Hell, part 1

In JI Packer’s piece “Still Surprised by Lewis” he finds the secret to CS Lewis’ contribution to be his blend of logic and imagination. In processing Bell’s third chapter on Hell, I find the Bell trying to follow Lewis’ imagination … Continue reading

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Rob Bell’s Love Wins Review, Pt. 2

At the invitation of a colleague I watched some of an extended Rob Bell interview. It was helpful in that it gave me a fuller sense of the man’s style which I think helps me read his voice into the … Continue reading

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Rob Bell’s “Love Wins” Review, Pt 1

I recently wrote the post “Should I buy Rob Bell’s book” after reading the Amazon sample. Part of me expected the discussions to die down. They haven’t yet. Bell’s book obviously hit a cultural nerve. You can criticize Bell for … Continue reading

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Should I buy Rob Bell’s book?

I love Amazon’s samples sent to my kindle. In this case the sample was disappointingly short, but like Velvet Elvis and most books pastors seem to write in today’s market Rob Bell is a very fast read. What I got … Continue reading

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