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    Dante Alighieri once said, “The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.” The same person who said this quote wrote the epic poem called the Divine Comedy. The Divine Comedy is separated into three parts, Inferno being the first. The Inferno is an allegory telling of the journey of Dante going through Hell, guided by the Roman poet Virgil. This story is centered around seven deadly sins, telling the story of how man’s true nature

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    Condemn One to Hell Suicide is the only simple act that gives man absolute control of his life. Everyone from an early age contemplates and fantasizes with the idea of being able to end their life. Throughout time, this act has become more accepted, and easier to accomplish. Many people today believe there are reasons to justifiably end one’s own life. Though, through Christianity, it is found that not only is suicide wrong, but is the only simple act that will condemn one to hell. Suicide is

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    choice results in the correct and precise retribution of Hell through blood-chilling imagery, gruesome diction, and routine allusions, essentially providing that man’s actions have consequences that must be faced at the culmination of time. The seventh circle of Dante’s hell is dedicated to violence, whether it’s against thy self or against someone else. The suicidal victims are banished into the second ring of the seventh circle of Dante’s Hell, which means Romeo Montague would be banished there, for

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    suffer, not only during their brief lives, but for all eternity. What is particular about Dante's God is that He consigns sinners to their particular circle in Hell according to an immutable tariff of offences. No attention is paid to mitigating circumstances, or the idea of doing justice to the individual soul before the Divine Court. Hell, in short, was made on exactly the lines that the present Home Secretary would wish to impose on our present sentencing system. How do we reconcile the enjoyment

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    Journey through Hell in Blood Meridian Cormac McCarthy's novel Blood Meridian details what can only be described as the kid's journey through hell. Throughout the novel McCarthy gives the reader the sensation of being in hell. The is brutal and unforgiving physical setting adds a hellish atmosphere in which there is no evidence of any morals or sympathy for the innocent. Judge Holden is even described in terms reminiscent of the devil. All of these factors lead the reader to compare the kid's journey

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    The nine levels of hell is distributed so that the last level contains the worst sinners. In reminder of contrapasso that the punishment is always befitting of the sin. The last level known as the ultimate evil is where you come in contact with the worst sinner of all time Lucifer. Lucifer is known for rebelling against God which is why he was placed at the bottom of the slope. Therefore, Dante Alighieri's depiction of Satan at the bottom of Hell reveals many reasons as to why certain punishments

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    states that hell is a place of future punishment and the final destination for all nonbelievers. Merriam-Webster defines hell as “the place where the devil lives and where evil people go after they die according to some religions” (Merriam-Webster Online). It is described in Christian Scripture by using a variety of terms such as eternal fire, outer darkness, a place of weeping and torment, the lake of fire, the second death, and unquenchable fire. The most terrifying reality of hell is that it will

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    The majority of argument comes from the people that say Hell is an actual physical place. After what the pope had to say about Hell many critics voiced out to say that he undermined a historical biblical doctrine and surrendered an important theological weapon of the church’s struggle with evil. "Scripture clearly speaks of hell as a physical place of fiery torment and warns us we should fear," says R. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. (Jeffery

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    Heaven and Hell is a widely discussed topic due to the fact that no one has been able to experience either destination and provide insight on what it is about. Many Catholics believe that it is your actions on Earth that determine where you will end up in your after life. By living a righteous, moral life you will secure a spot in Heaven, but if you live a life of deceit and corruption you will secure a spot in Hell. In the allegory, Dante’s Inferno, one experiences Dante’s journey through Hell, and sees

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    Hell: United Yet Contrasted By Fear

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    the idea of hell and punishment. While there are also essential commonalities between the two afterlife views, the adaptation that has occurred over time contrasts the two views harmoniously. Fear is the underlying theme that eventually connects yet juxtaposes the ideas of life after death. Hell threatens a peaceful life after death, it is abnormal where it is not tangible, and has horrifying views associated when referenced by the grotesque nature of punishment that some believe Hell provides. Naturally

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