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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However, I also understand the underpinnings of the other millennial viewpoints more thoroughly than I used to. Eerdmans is proud to publish many books that have remained in print for decades – true classics that have stood the test of time.

The Bible and the Future

American History Regional 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. You are commenting using your WordPress. You can ajthony it here in print or the kindle version.

AH notes the inaugurated and eventually victorious nature of the Kingdom of God, which should encourage Christians toward an optimistic view of history. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Chapter 9 goes further to discuss the intermediate state in which Christians are in the presence of God, but without their resurrected bodies.


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Jul 06, Matt Moran rated it really liked it Shelves: However, Hoekema’s depth of knowledge and even-mindedness is so enthralling that they are not “hard reads” either. Request a Review Copy. A good reference book on matters dealing with death, judgement, eternal life, and the end times.

Here is another “go-to” book for my theology bookshelf. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It is not too difficult to read, and Hoekema does a good job of trying to be biblical and sound in is exegesis and interpretation of Scripture.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? In many respects they are not easy reads, I mean, it took me three years! Dispensationalists add a resurrection of saints at the end of the tribulation and another resurrection of saints at the end of the millenium. It is not overly technical and does not get bogged down in detailed predictions kind of a characteristic of amillennial theology We will reopen on January 3.

He argues that Revelation Product Description Writing from the perspective that the coming of God’s kingdom is both present and future, Hoekema covers the full range of eschatological topics in this comprehensive biblical noekema. This has two kinds of applications. This is a very important way to view and understand the doctrine of last things. This second section deals with four major eschatological themes: The discussion is getting more and more dated all the time, and its arguments against Postmillennialism are paltry.



: The Bible and the Future: Anthony A. Hoekema

It is rare to find a theologian who stays faithful to one theological anrhony while remaining fair to other positions. He has a charitable tone through out and represents opposing view points judicially.

Hoekema cites texts to dispute this: Mar 21, Tim is currently reading it Shelves: He is fair, yet faithful yhe and confident in his own perspective. 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.

The Bible and the Future Anthony A.