Going to Hell in a Handbasket

Going to Hell In a Handbasket
It is a colorful phrase. For large numbers of people in the US, it powerfully depicts where we are headed as a nation. It is a staple among those who believe that the world as we know it is coming to an end soon. Many seem to find in this cliche, a fulfillment of biblical prophecy. But where did this vivid phrase come from, what does it actually mean, and does it paint an accurate picture of what is happening to us as a people?  Going to Hell In a Handbasket

By the way, what is hell, anyway? The answer might surprise you.

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Charles is a Presbyterian minister, writer, editor, activist, publisher and public theologian.

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