What The…? Chris Matthews Panel Debates the Existence of Hell

On Sunday morning’s The Chris Matthews Show, host Chris Matthews asked his panel to debate Time Magazine‘s recent cover story on the existence of Hell. This isn’t new territory for Time, who drummed up controversy (and sales) by asking “Is God Dead?” in 1966, and as panelist Becky Quick notes, has revisited the topic many times.

Veering off-topic somewhat, Matthews asked “Why does the right wing love the Old Testament so much?”

Joe Klein noted that they “like Revelation better,” while Andrew Sullivan offered that “Jesus loved the poor. He thought they were better than the rich.”

The Time story covers Pastor Rob Bell‘s theory that Heaven and Hell are irrelevant. He’s obviously never watched Jersey Shore.

Here’s the clip, from The Chris Matthews Show:

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