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.
Theologians are important in all our lives. They are the researchers and scholars who write and lecture about the weighty questions we all — people of faith and no faith — contemplate and wrestle with.
The Republican Party’s political sellout to Donald Trump — and the Democrats' lack of a clear moral alternative many people of faith are excited to support — leave many of us feeling politically homeless.