David Artman / Christian Universalism, Pt. 2

David Artman is the author of Grace Saves All: The Necessity of Christian Universalism (Wipf & Stock, 2020) and the host of the Grace Saves All podcast.

In this second part of my conversation with David, he and I continue our conversation on Christian universalism, address some of the main critiques of this position, and discuss his book and podcast.

Show Notes


David’s book: https://wipfandstock.com/9781532650888/grace-saves-all/

Grace Saves All podcast: https://www.davidartman.net/podcast

David’s website: https://www.davidartman.net/

David’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/davidartman?lang=en


Artman, David. Grace Saves All: The Necessity of Christian Universalism.

Hart, David Bentley. The New Testament: A Translation.

———. That All Shall Be Saved: Heaven, Hell, and Universal Salvation.

Jersak, Bradley. Her Gates Will Never Be Shut: Hope, Hell, and the New Jerusalem.

MacDonald, Gregory (Robin Parry). The Evangelical Universalist.

Parry, Robin A., with Ilaria L. E. Ramelli. A Larger Hope?, Volume 2: Universal Salvation from the Reformation to the Nineteenth Century.

Ramelli, Ilaria L. E. A Larger Hope?, Volume 1: Universal Salvation from Christian Beginnings to Julian of Norwich.

Sarris, George W. Heaven’s Doors: Wider Than You Ever Believed!

Yancey, Philip. Vanishing Grace: Bringing Good News to a Deeply Divided World.

Zahnd, Brian. Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God: The Scandalous Truth of the Very Good News.


(00:14) – The ultimate question of God’s goodness

(02:48) – Scriptures for and (apparently) against

(13:45) – “Weeping and gnashing of teeth”

(22:08) – Resources on Christian universalism

(24:38) – Universalism, evangelism, and morality

(35:15) – Free will and freedom

(43:31) – Universalism in the early church

(51:44) – The traumatic impact of infernalist theology

(01:02:23) – David’s book, Grace Saves All

(01:15:49) – What’s next for David

(01:19:23) – Where to find David


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