The great Methodist scholar Adam Clarke, says (and I agree, having come to this conclusion myself) thatr those put in the fire will be: Christian pastors as well as others. These are followers of Judaism. Laymen also! This is of Babylon that the Pharisees introduced – their Judaism. It is far from being Scriptural. There are three Babylons in the Book of Revelation. Jerusalem, Rome and the seven churches had their share as always churches have had and do have to this day. ‘Come out of her, My people’ says the Lord, even today. Are we, are you, one of His people?