"What might happen if instead of pushing and squeezing our doctrine of God to fit into our off-the-shelf doctrine of hell, we flip things around and allow the biblical revelation of God to inform the way we think about final judgment? What does hell look like when we see it in the light of the holy love of God? Charles Watson invites us to explore that question in this very readable and gently provocative book. It may not answer all your questions, but it will certainly make you think!"
--Robin A. Parry, author of The Evangelical Universalist
"Hell In A Nutshell is a welcomed and concise read for anyone troubled by an eternal hell. Charles Watson challenges us to think for ourselves --to obey Paul's exhortation to test all things--which includes hell. He argues for ultimate reconciliation with humility and sound reasoning that is well justified in Scripture. His thoughts are profound and rich--you cannot absorb it all in one read. He says a lot in few words. I highly recommend it."
--Gerry Beauchemin, Director of dental training for missions; Missionary; Author of Hope Beyond Hell
"Hell in a Nutshell is an outstanding book in that it rests on a strong philosophical foundation. He contends the doctrine of eternal conscious torment (ECT) in hell defies logic: "Ultimately, it all boils down to…only two options: Either the validity of ECT determines whether…God's grace and mercy are immutable, or the immutability of his grace and mercy determines whether…ECT is valid...only one can be true since the two are mutually exclusive."
--Boyd C. Purcell, PhD, Board-Certified Chaplain; Licensed Professional Counselor;
Author of Spiritual Terrorism and Christianity Without Insanity