Purgatory and Protestant Thought: Part One

There’s been a resurgence of purgatorial ambition of late in evangelical thought, many reconsidering the prospect of posthumous sufferings even among the faithful. Protestantism in general was formed with purgatory in mind, as the first generation Protestants tried to leave behind superstition and theological guesswork in favor of a more solid foundation for faith and practice. The issue was, the sufficiency of Christ and the fullness of the atonement, and that our righteousness is wholly alien to our condition and found in Christ alone.  The issue largely becomes one of where we are going to place the limitations upon available information, whether scripture, or tradition, or both.

Christopher Neiswonger and Dennis Alvy purge the subject on this edition of the Apologetics.com Radio Show.

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