No. But the common man during the early days of Catholicism was....and it was to this populace that the superstitions and fairy tales were promulgated......and they believed them as many simple folk would.So the theologians and biblical scholars that disagree with you are illiterate?
Enter the "Dark Ages"............
The Catholic Church continued in these fantasies until even Martin Luther could not part with them after condemning much of what the Church stood for.
The false theology became rampant with the introduction of the King James version to the scriptures...............and continues to this day except for a few literal translations which honestly attempt a correct rendering.
Remember......the definitions had to change in order to scare the folks about burning forever....and unfortunately....this will also affect the nature of men's belief until the Kingdom of Yahweh is upon us.
It's not difficult to see how this happened. If you're told a lie in childhood......and grow up with others who also believe that lie.....it's very hard to give it up. Church history is usually a good place to see the Genesis of this false theology. Put on your thinking cap and pray for guidance.