The Bible and the Future has ratings and 50 reviews. Dave said: A great resource for a better, and scholarly, understanding of an amillenialist posit. Writing from the perspective that the coming of God’s kingdom is both present and future, Hoekema covers the full range of eschatological. This book is an attempt to set forth biblical eschatology, or what the Bible teaches about the future. As noted in the Appendix, there are three major.
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Other Millennial Positions “Gives an interesting critique of postmillennialism, though he does avoid a few of their stronger arguments.
Request a Review Copy. The section on Moltmann needs to take Moltmann’s later “Coming of God” into account. He attended Calvin College A. Your favorite Eerdmans titles can be purchased through leading retailers including Amazon. However, I also understand the underpinnings of the other millennial viewpoints more thoroughly than I used anthoyn. Jun 15, Adam rated it really liked it.
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The time frame is the main limitation to the book, since extensive happenings have added to our historical perspective, further supporting the traditional conservative viewpoint of amillennial or versions of that concept of the endtime, from a Christian perspective.
A great resource for a better, and scholarly, understanding of an amillenialist position. I found this book very helpful and would recommend it as a resource to peruse systematically or to be read straight through.
Hoekema strives in this book to biblically and systematically understand and interpret what God has revealed to his people in his Word about last things.
Chapter 16 serves as a solid representation of amillennial interpretation of the millennium by looking at the text itself. Hoekema rejects soul sleep.
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See all 62 reviews. Chapter Seven, Eight, and Nine deal with physical death, immortality, and the intermediate state. I realized I had never read the book through, and found it a wonderful reward to do so now. No eBook available Wm.
History is the sp Good as a comprehensive survey of eschatalogical positions, and solid on hell, resurrection and a buble new earth. Sep 10, Dave Sammath rated it really liked it Shelves: Outstanding defence of the amillennial position.
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The discussion is getting more and more dated all the time, and its arguments against Postmillennialism are paltry. ANother odd problem is that while he gave a fantastic account of death and the intermediate state, he totally avoided any discussion of Roman Catholic claims about Purgatory.
His robust historical, theological, and biblical grasp of each doctrine he takes up to teach makes this work on eschatology one of the go-to works on the subject. He gives pretty good arguments against dispensational premillennialism, but I suspect that my committed dispensational premillennial friends will not be fazed by them. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.
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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Community Blog Partners Facebook Twitter. The Bible and the Future. But in fact many Christians are pretty pessimistic, seeing sin on the increase everywhere they look. This “inaugurated” eschatology helps us understand the King In the first chapter, Anthony Hoekema AH categorizes OT eschatological expectations in categories drawn from and varyingly prominent within the OT: Apr 30, Joel Zartman rated it it was amazing. One person found this helpful.
Hoekema certainly approaches things from a Reformed, amillenial perspective but he is charitable towards those of differing viewpoints while ahthony in critique. Religious History Early American. Share your thoughts with other customers. Apr 28, Matt Chapman rated it it was amazing. Return an item here’s our Returns Policy.
There are texts that might be understood to say that the Parousia would occur in the first century. Hoekema was a Christian theologian of the Dutch Reformed tradition who served as professor of Systematic theology at Calvin Theological Seminary for twenty-one years.
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