Angela Denker is a Lutheran pastor and veteran journalist. She's written for many publications, including Sports Illustrated, The Washington Post, and Sojourners. Her book, "Red State Christians: Understanding the Voters who elected Donald Trump," is available for pre-order and launches Aug. 6 with Fortress Press.
Rare is the person who wants hell to exist because they need it for themselves. We need hell as a convenient place to put all the people we hate. As an option for ourselves and our loved ones, well, hell becomes a lot less popular.