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Question: Where do we get ‘hell’ from?

Lady contemplating her faith
Roger Cohen Special to Valley News I can’t try to fully explain how a doctrine of heaven and hell was created in a short article. I want to focus on what happens when people are not in a relationship with God though. For people who worship the God of heaven and earth, they want to be in a relationship with the One who created the world. Not being in a relationship – this absence of God’s relationship – can be a world without hope. In this week’s Torah portion, examine Numbers 16:1-18:32. This story covers Korah, Dathan and Abiram and how they wanted to change the relationship of the priests and partake of the economic tithing afforded to the priestly line as well as usurp the role of Aaron, the high priest. Korah challenged Moses and Aaron for priestly leadership;
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