Pastor at Awakening Church in the Silicon Valley and doctoral candidate at Duke University. Author of DISTANT GOD and LESS OF MORE: chrisnye.co/books

We have come, once again, to the time of year where many share their favorite books of 2021. I always enjoy perusing these lists, especially if they are not lists at all, but a nice picture of a good stack of books. Heavenly. Good pastors are sort of bookish people…

Graham Greene has already been there. Dreaming of Havana with a strawberry daiquiri alongside cobblestone roads? Having a margarita outside of Monterrey, Mexico while freshly considering the city’s links to Aztec spirituality? Perhaps you’re bumming around on a train car from Ostend to Istanbul, ordering gin and tonic as you…

For all of our concerns about hell (and they are legion!), one of them is the presence of the Devil: will non-believers meet Satan upon their arrival? The heretical vision of hell is filled with misconceptions, shoddy theology, and pitiful Biblical exegesis that has resulted in us believing God “sends”…

Chris Nye

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