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A Bishop Describes How The Church Invented Hell To Control People

Just when I thought religion was a lost cause, I ran into this video starring Bishop John Shelby Spong of the Episcopal Church. Not only does he cut through the crap that has plagued mainstream religion for centuries, but Spong finds a way to frame God and religion in a way that doesn't doom you to eternal, fiery, damnation-a-plenty hell for sleeping in on Sundays.

A Bishop Describes How The Church Invented Hell To Control People

This article originally appeared on 08.12.15


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