Eric Lewis (1864-1948) of
C.S Lewis (1898-1963), lay theologian, and Christian apologist, "But I notice that Our Lord, while stressing the terror of hell with unsparing severity usually emphasises the idea not of duration but of finality. Consignment to the destroying fire is usually treated as the end of the story—not as the beginning of a new story. That the lost soul is eternally fixed in its diabolical attitude we cannot doubt: but whether this eternal fixity implies endless duration—or duration at all—we cannot say. (C. S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain. London and Glasgow: Collins, 1940, p114–115)
F. F. Bruce (1910-1990), Biblical scholar and one of the founders of the modern evangelical understanding of the Bible. "..annihilation is certainly an acceptable interpretation of the relevant New Testament passages ... Eternal conscious torment is incompatible with the revealed character of God" (Letter from F. F. Bruce to John Stott in 1989, as quoted in John Stott: A Global Ministry, 354)
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