Scott Eric Alt has recently written two articles on the “Limbo of Infants” arguing that limbo is not dogmatic and explaining why he disagrees with it as a theological opinion. This is a highly debated and very emotional point for many, especially those who have experienced miscarriage and still birth. There has been both a development in theological opinion and also it seems that a development of doctrine may be working itself out as well. Sorting out all of the theological details will take some time. I would at least like to make a few clarifications to help guide a discussion of this topic.
1. Limbo is not a distinct, fourth place in the afterlife; it is a part of hell. The teaching on...READ MORE