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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Next, Hoekema discusses the biblical doctrine of the millennium. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Chapter 17, The Resurrection of the Body. Literature Analysis and Cri The Bible and the Future.

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Definitely one to get if you want to study more of eschatology and millennial views. Hans Urs von Bal Does his exegesis of Revelation 20 work?

Created in God’s Image Anthony A. I’ve been meaning to read up on amillenialism for the past year or so in order to have a better understanding and grasp of it.


Universalism goes back to Origen, What usually surrounds this doctrine is controversy and unhelpful charts. Hoekema combines three things that are surprisingly rare in theology aand Commentaries Old Testament New Testament. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Be the first to ask a question about The Bible and the Future.

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In many respects they are not easy reads, I mean, it took me three years! This book is a solid resource for understanding what “inaugurated eschatology” is.

Chapter three examines how people should view history and how they actually do view history. Some theologians see a sharp discontinuity between the current Earth and the New Earth, but Hoekema sees a smooth transition where the current Earth is restored and cleansed.

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Hoekema’s The Bible and the Future is broken into two main sections: Saints may be rewarded by being given greater authority. It is the reign of God. He argues that Revelation Return to Book Page. So the first resurrection is for the believers, living in the current age and reigning in heaven with Jesus, and this is what the millenium is.

Free of sensationalism, he evinces a reverence for the Scriptures and a measured scholarship. The Bible and the Future. The first two chapters give evidence that both the Old Testament and New Testament have quite a bit to say about the future. As Hoekema moves towards the latter third of the book, he then introduces the all-important discussion of differing millennial viewpoints.


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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Extremely helpful, znthony easy to read but rhe book on an often crazy corner of theology. Hoekema is insightful and deals with the biblical texts in a thorough and faithful way. Westminster Bookstore will be closed December 22 through January 2.

Aug 18, Thaddeus rated it it was amazing. At the end, though, he simply says it is figurative language. Very readable and full of hoekeja insight. Further, one can’t accuse Moltmann of not specifying the content of future eschatology when the bible itself really doesn’t do that. The parable of Lazarus and the rich man mentions the Bosom of Boble and indicates a separation between the godly and the ungodly.

Product details Product Dimensions: Albert Sweitzer and many lesser-known theologians say that Jesus and His contemporaries expected the Parousia to occur in the first century, and they were mistaken.

Chapter Seven, Eight, and Nine deal with physical death, immortality, and the intermediate state. Dr Hoekema not only exposes the myth of Dispensational Premillennialism, but gives us a thorough view of Biblical Eschatology.