Erasing Hell

Could You Love a God Like This?

Chan examines the laundry list of God; dirty laundry, that is. The heading of this portion of the chapter is entitled, “I Wouldn’t Have Done That.” Basically, Chan’s goal is to shock readers into agreeing that “sending people to hell isn’t the only thing God does that is impossible to figure out.” Chan then moves on to the section entitled, “Wrestling with God,” in which he offers the example of Job. Chan writes, “Take Job for example. Job was literally the most righteous person in the entire world (the Bible actually says that), and yet he suffered intensely. In a single moment, God took all of his property, his possessions, and even his whole family…”