I haven't read Rob Bell's new book, “Love Wins.” I'm not sure if I will.
But it's certainly causing a lot of controversy. And just like a few years ago with Rick Warren's The Purpose Driven® Life: What on Earth Am I Here For?
, there doesn't seem to be an easy answer. Below are links to what some people are saying.
Perhaps the best review out there…especially today…
My Review of Love Wins
I confess I read this book because of all the hoopla on the internet. John Piper hates it, Mark Driscoll wants to say how much he hates it but is tired of launching his enemies onto the New York Times bestsellers list so he talks about it without talking about it…
This is from a young friend I watched grow up in the church. He read with an open mind and posts his thoughts.
Rob Bell's “Love Wins” review
There are of course downsides to this book, but they aren't r
eally even worth talking about I feel. The general message overshadows them…
Rob Bell, the Book, and a Candle
John Mark Reynolds, Torrey Honors Institute via Crosswalk.com
Old books like the Bible require rigorous exegetical skills or they end up saying what we wish they said. Bell’s god ends up looking suspiciously like Rob Bell, never a good sign in a theologian.
Rob Bell, Hell and God's Love – The Debate that Won't Die
Jennifer Riley, The Christian Post
Although Bell contends that God’s love wins in the end, he has remained vague and elusive about his position on whether hell exists despite being questioned about this many times during interviews.
Love Has Already Won
In many ways, Rob Bell’s book puts an end to the nonsense of the “I’m only raising questions” and “We all should be asking questions” gibberish.
Will you read it?