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Philip Yancey on Being Mostly Ignorant about Hell

"The Encyclopedia of Theological Ignorance" in Christianity Today (September 6, 1999), pg. 120

Still, I must insist that the most important question about heaven and hell — who goes where, whether there are second chances, what form the judgments and rewards take, intermediate states after death — are opaque at best. Increasingly, I am grateful for that ignorance and grateful that the God who revealed himself in Jesus is the one who knows the answers.