Blog Posts - Rob Bell

I Read Christian Books – and I’m Jewish

Some of my favorite books are “Christian”-themed books. This wouldn’t be especially odd, except for the fact that I am Jewish. I went to religious day school for 9 years, so it’s pretty well-ingrained, too. Donald Miller’...
by Book Riot on May 27, 2015

Sex God by Rob Bell

Sex God by Rob Bell Sex God, Rob Bell’s follow-up to the best-selling Velvet Elvis, tackles the controversial relationship between sexuality and spirituality. Published as part of the Rob Bell Classic re-launch, Sex God explores the links between l...
by Tutorialdl on Apr 21, 2015

Farewell, Rob Bell

Some time commentator and bear-poker, Drew, is about to have his hopes dashed as his favorite progressive/emergent/universalist, Rob Bell, is now emerging as a Neo-Marcionite Gnostic. Drew, in a post from last year, noted, …at least to a degree...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Feb 19, 2015

16 timely quotes from Why We’re Not Emergent

At the beginning of the year, I started what I called the re-reading project, an attempt to diversify my reading a bit in 2014 by re-reading one previously enjoyed book each month. A few weeks back, I decided to take a trip back in time to 2008, to t...
by Blogging Theologically on Aug 6, 2014

Hey. Watch This. (Updated)

Rob Bell and Oprah. BOOM.
by The Dude Abides on Nov 3, 2013

Hey. Watch This. (Updated)

Rob Bell and Oprah. BOOM.
by The Dude Abides on Nov 3, 2013

Hey. Watch This.

Rob Bell and Oprah. BOOM.
by The Dude Abides on Nov 3, 2013

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Bare Feet and Dolphins: The Return of Rob Bell

“Oh, a dolphin.” The speaker, dressed in khaki jeans, a blue t-shirt and flip-flops, interrupts his train of thought about spiral dynamics and the church when some movement in the ocean a few hundred yards away on the other side of the beach hous...
by The Dude Abides on May 20, 2012

Rob Bell: ‘Surrender the Outcomes’

How do you step out and take a risk — as a pastor, as an artist, as a parent, as a person — when the job description of a pioneer or a vanguard comes with the assurance of persecution? “Surrender the outcomes,” Rob Bell told the audience at h...
by The Dude Abides on May 20, 2012

How Jesus came to preach on Hell (a parable)

At that time Jesus and his disciples entered a prosperous land.  Hearing of his arrival, many of the people came to hear him speak.  Thousands gathered around him. ” I bring you good news.  God loves you, all of you.  You have no need to fe...
by Sharp Iron on Mar 11, 2011

No Hell = No Jesus

I think one reason why so many Christians are unyielding about Hell, and why the progressives still can't shake the doctrine off, is that, in reality, Hell is the cornerstone of the Church, not Jesus. Because without Hell, what is there for Jesus t...
by Sharp Iron on Mar 10, 2011

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