- Athi Nangamso said the idea of hell troubles her
- She wondered why a loving God would contemplate punishing his people
- Her tweet sparked a debate on Twitter
A Twitter user has sparked debate after expressing her misgivings over the idea of hell as set out in the Bible.
Athi Nangamso said as a Christian, she fails to understand the idea because the Bible talks about God's "unconditional love."
She wondered why the same loving God would contemplate punishing his people.
Nangamso also shared a screenshot with further thoughts on her dilemma. She suggested that as a human, she might be a "slave to sin."
Nangamso's followers replied with their thoughts. One suggested that the idea of hell could simply be a metaphor for conscience.
Another one explained that the concept of man being made in the image of God is key to understanding the Bible.
However, others expressed agreement with Nangamso's sentiments and point out even more contradictions.
Christianity continues to offer spiritual nourishment to many South Africans despite some of these views.
Briefly.co.za reported recently that many local celebrities are proud Christians who are able to manage the entertainment industry's temptations.
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