Many people believe the path to heaven is like the spokes on a tire and there are many different ways to reach it. In this short volume, Dr. Dwight Carlson tackled this topic: WHO'LL BE IN HEAVEN & WHO WON'T? As he writes in the introduction, "The aim of this book is to evaluate what the Scriptures actually say on the subject. The goal is to communicate critical ideas that for the most part are not appreciated by the vast majority of the religious and irreligious alike." (Page xvii)
The subtitle for this book reveals the contents: "Many "Christians" will be lost. There will be heathen in heaven. Catholics will be there. You'll find Muslims there. Many Jews will be in heaven; many won't. Many religious leaders won't be saved."
The teaching in this book is straightforward and easy for every reader to understand. As Dr. Carlson writes near the end of the volume, "God continues to call people from all over the world who are willing to put their trust in him, follow him, and thereby enjoy eternity with him surrounded in unimaginable splendor. That's what life is all about." (Page 102)
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Dwight Carlson is a layman who has extensively studied the Scriptures and the literature of the last 1,900 years of the subjects addressed. He has been on his denomination's regional evangelism committee and served on four mission boards. He is a bestselling author, retired psychiatrist, and internist and has been an assistant clinical professor at UCLA. He lives with his wife, Betty, in Santa Barbara, California.