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Can infinite punishment for finite crimes be justified as moral?


For example - say that technology existed to sustain or reanimate life. Would it be moral to sentences a convicted murderer to be set on fire every day yet live for 100 years? 1000 years? Let alone eternity. I was told recently by an apologist that eternal punishment for finite sins is NOT moral, but people sentenced to hell continue to sin while under torture. Do you find this plausible? I see no theological or Biblical sources for this assertion, but I'm interested in your thoughts.

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    Hendrika 2 years ago

    I cannot quite agree. Sin is sin, no matter how big or small. We all have to be punished if it was not for Jesus


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