To be fair, while maybe not named Hell, in Revelations it does talk of a lake of fire and brimstone where the evil ones will be cast for all eternity. Researcher 17:27, 7 October 2008 (EDT)
- Yes, and Jesus is reported to have said "It is better for you to enter into life maimed than to keep both hands and go to Hell and the unquenchable fire. And if your foot is your undoing, cut it off; it is better to enter into life a cripple than to keep both your feet and be thrown into Hell. And if it is your eye, tear it out; it is better to enter into the Kingdom of God with one eye than to keep both eyes and be thrown into Hell, where the devouring worm never dies and the fire is not quenched." (Mark 9). And the Old Testament imtermittently rambles about the pit of Sheol and the like. The bit about there being only one mention of hell in the Bible is obviously wrong.--ConservapediaRoolz 08:20, 20 March 2009 (EDT)
This small community was basically a roadside business. It has a Wikipedia article from which I took most of the material, some of which I wrote. I would not pay any attention to it except that the place has a hellish climate, at least in the summer. (It isn't too bad in the winter, but that's not the point).Pbrower2a (talk) 03:04, 26 June 2017 (UTC)
Exclave of Hell
to use the word elbow, as it veers way too close to hell-below. However, limb joint cannot be used as a substitute, as that's an anagram of in't limbo with a spare j. --Scherben (talk) 01:05, 7 August 2018 (UTC)
Pope Benedict XIV Reference?
Hi, I just came across this page while researching, and I'm curious about the survey done about people who believed in hell and who didn't. If you could, could you provide a link to the article? Also, 62% + 42% = 104%. 22.214.171.124 (talk) 13:51, 19 January 2019 (UTC)
Hell Doesn't Exist. Never Did. Non-Biblical, Non-Jewish Concept, Erroneously Translated / Conflated From Different Words.
Cite: "www.thehypertexts.com/No Hell in the Bible.htm"
Sheol, Gehenna, Tartarus, Hades, etc. All mean different things, none of which mean "Hell" as in the conception in Dante's "Inferno," et al.
The entire modern Christian notion of hell as some infernal oven with people being tortured by demons is complete nonsensical claptrap. Can we say that somewhere, rationally, with an analysis of what the ACTUAL, ORIGINAL words really meant, in context, and separate from one another? 126.96.36.199 (talk) 17:27, 30 January 2019 (UTC)
- And to many Vikings the Christian notion of a milk-and-honey heaven would be somewhat hellish - they want Valhalla with its feasting and carousing and fighting #and they want it now#. Anna Livia (talk) 18:18, 30 January 2019 (UTC)
- "Lake of fire" otoh is explicitly in the (new testament) bible, with enough contextual disambiguation to be clear about it being a punishment for the sinful. ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 18:44, 30 January 2019 (UTC)
- They still wouldn't care for the Christian-God-Botherer's heaven. Unless of course they have been invited in to fight all 'the bad guys who said a few magic words to get them into heaven and then reverted to their usual practices. God #is not amused# and is being constantly pestered by God Botherers, pointing out how he is not living up to the standards they have set him (?Godsplainers?) .
- Given the number of reasonably decent people who fail to meet the Godsplainers's strict definitions Hell is now very overcrowded and people have to take their 15 minute turns in the lakes of 'fire' (there is insufficient gas to keep them running at anything more than pleasantly warm), and Satan is being pestered by Health and Safety experts as well as lesser devils who signed up to 'do things to baddies.' Anna Livia (talk) 19:12, 31 January 2019 (UTC)
Hell and energy
So what fuels the fiery pits etc in Hell - geothermal energy (which may well be incompatible with the concept of Hell)? The hot air generated by politicians? What else? Anna Livia (talk) 23:07, 21 May 2020 (UTC)
- I don't think you understand how magic works.Bob"Life is short and (insert adjective)" 09:31, 22 May 2020 (UTC)
- As some people believe in fiery hell the question has to be asked.
- Given that said people tend to banish everybody not of their faith and those of their faith who commit even minor 'sins' to hell there will be excessive overcrowding (to which the Union of Working Devils objects), large numbers of unbaptised children (the UWD are #not nursemaids#) and unbaptised adults/those who had 'a few minor bad thoughts' so anybody sent to hell will have no more than 15 minutes in a lukewarm sauna every few thousand years. Anna Livia (talk) 10:00, 22 May 2020 (UTC)