The Concept of Hell

  • Benjamin McCraw
  • Robert Arp

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Benjamin W. McCraw, Robert Arp
      Pages 1-11
  3. The Nature of Hell

  4. Justifying Hell?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Galen A. Foresman
      Pages 83-98
    3. James Edwin Mahon
      Pages 113-126
    4. Jeffrey E. Stephenson, Jerry S. Piven
      Pages 127-145
  5. Hell and Others

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 223-238

About this book


What is the nature of Hell? What role(s) may Hell play in religious, political, or ethical thought? Can Hell be justified? This edited volume addresses these questions and others; drawing philosophers from many approaches and traditions to analyze and examine Hell.


Hell devil damnation ethics experience Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz morality philosophy religion

Editors and affiliations

  • Benjamin McCraw
    • 1
  • Robert Arp
  1. 1.University of South CarolinaUpstateUSA

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