For anyone who wants to delve deeper into Rob Bell's bestselling Love Wins, the expansive and accessible Love Wins Companion offers scholarly support and critiques, resources for individuals, groups, and classes, and brand new material by Rob Bell himself. As Love Wins continues to become a touchstone for thousands of readers worldwide, controversy surrounds the book's arguments. Author Brian D. McClaren wrote that with Love Wins "thousands of readers will find freedom and hope and a new way of understanding the biblical story, yet USA Today observed that "Bell has stuck a pitchfork in how Christians talk about damnation. Here, in The Love Wins Companion, Rob Bell offers commentary on the positive and negative attention his groundbreaking book is receiving, delivering a crucial supplement to one of the most talked-about books in recent memory.
Rob Bell is a New York Times bestselling author, speaker, and spiritual teacher. His books include Love Wins, How to Be Here, What We Talk About When We Talk About God, Velvet Elvis, The Zimzum of Love, Sex God, Jesus Wants to Save Christians, and Drops Like Stars. He hosts the weekly podcast The Robcast, which was named by iTunes as one of the best of 2015. He was profiled in The New Yorker and in TIME Magazine as one of 2011's hundred most influential people. He and his wife, Kristen, have three children and live in Los Angeles.
"It contains insights and commentary by a wide range of theologians, Biblical scholars, and parish ministers; Biblical passages that deal with heaven, hell, and salvation; and discussion questions for individuals and groups along with more probes on Love Wins."--Spirituality and Practice