Resources on Heaven, Hell, and the Afterlife

We’re kicking off a new series at Arise Church this Sunday on heaven, hell, and the afterlife. As part of our series notes, I like to share some suggested resources for each series, books and articles and podcasts and videos that may be helpful for those wanting to dig deeper into the topics that our messages are covering. So below are some of our suggested resources for this series.

Four Views of Hell (Second Edition), ed. Gundry and Sprinkle (book)

Heaven and Earth (video via The Bible Project)

Erasing Hell, Francis Chan and Preston Sprinkle (book)

All You Want to Know about Hell, Steve Gregg (book)

Round Table: Hell and Universalism (post via Conciliar Post)

The Day of the Lord (video via The Bible Project)

The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis (book)

Heaven and Hell Podcast (podcast via Exploring My Strange Bible)

That All Shall Be Saved, David Bentley Hart (book)

Is Annihilation an Evangelical Option? (post via Preston Sprinkle)

Heaven and Earth (podcast via The Bible Project)

Historic Sources

On the Soul and Resurrection, Gregory of Nyssa

On Christian Doctrine, Augustine of Hippo

Words, Isaac the Syrian

The Divine Comedy, Dante Alighieri

Paradise Lost, John Milton

The Consuming Fire, George McDonald

Additional Sources

Love Wins, Rob Bell (book)

God Wins, Mark Galli (book)

The Mystery of Christ, John Behr (book)

Two Views of Hell, Fudge and Peterson (book)

Ancient Hebrew Cosmology (post via Pursuing Veritas)

Imagine Heaven, John Burke (book)

The Insufficient Eternity of the Good Place (post via Conciliar Post)

Heaven and Hell, Bart Ehrman (book)

What other resources on heaven, hell, and the afterlife would you suggest?


Published by Jacob J. Prahlow

Husband of Hayley. Dad of Bree and Judah. Lead pastor at Arise Church. MATS from Saint Louis University, MA from Wake Forest University, BA from Valparaiso University. Theologian and writer here and at Conciliar Post. Find me on social at @pastorjakestl

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