The Fire That Consumes: A Biblical and Historical Study of the Doctrine of Final Punishment

Bibliographic Information: 

Fudge, Edward William. The Fire That Consumes: A Biblical and Historical Study of the Doctrine of Final Punishment. Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Eugene,OR: Cascade Books, 2011.

A comprehensive exegeical study of biblical texts concerning the final end of the lost, including the Old Testament, Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, Dead Sea Scrolls, New Testament, Apostolic Fathers, Ante-Nicene Fathers, Post-Nicene Fathers, Middle Ages, Reformation, Post-Reformation and modern thought. This third edition is substantially revised (36 chapters instead of 20)and includes interaction with 17 traditionalist authors who have published since the first edition of this book in 1982.

The Fire That Consumes is widely regarded as the classic case for annihilationism or more specifically "conditional immortality." This new third edition puts it into the hands of ETS members in top drawer prouction form where it is destined to be a standard reference work for anyone who wishes to study the subject.

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Cascade Books (Division of Wipf and Stock}
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