I just finished reading an essay by William Crocket in the book 4 Views on Hell (1996 version). He does make good arguments using the Bible and secondary Jewish literature sources. Perhaps the fires in Hell are not literal but describe a terrible reality far worse than the flames. One example he gives in the essay of a possible punishment for murderers is being cast into a pit of deadly reptiles and being killed over and over again for all eternity. Still fire is used many times in the Bible that does not always mean earth literal flames. He makes lots of good arguments and I am presently reading John Walvoords response. Anyone hold to the metaphorical view of Hell besides Jon C? He also does a good job at refuting the Conditional immortality view which really has many weak arguments.