Are non-Christians bound for the gates of hell? The topic has generated heated discussion since the president of the American Family Association, Tim Wildmon, told the Tribune that he believed only Christians could escape eternal damnation. Gov. Rick Perry has tapped the AFA to sponsor his Aug. 6 prayer meeting aimed at seeking divine intervention for America’s ills.

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