A Case for Amillennialism has ratings and 71 reviews. Brent said: An excellent and timely book, as the second edition/printing was just released last. What does the Bible actually tell us about the end times, and how has the church traditionally understood it? In a clear and accessible manner. Products; A Case for Amillennialism, Expanded Edition: Understanding the End Times. A Case for Amillennialism, Expanded Edition: Understanding the End.
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However, I understand that this book was mainly directed at Dispensationalism. The evil will grow thicker even as the Gospel is preached to the four corners, a necessary theological juxtaposition. Trivia About A Case for Amille Books for Those New to the Reformed Faith. Indeed, Riddlebarger has thoroughly convinced me that the amillennarian perspective makes the Like the author, I was raised a dispensational premillennialist.
While I am sure amillenialism has some holes in its own eschatolog I have never really had an understanding of other eschatological beliefs other than premillenialism so I decided to challenge my own beliefs and picked this up. Daniel’s prophecy, the Olivet discourse, Romans 11 and Rev Notes on the Canons of Dort Second Head. Overall, a fine book on the topic. I’m still learning of course, but if you are looking for a book that deals honestly with all sides of this debate and gets to the heart of the issue this would be a great book for you to read.
Without writing a novel, this book has really shaken my confidence in the premillennial position. The book is divided into 4 parts. A Case for Amillennialism: Postmil theology declares the blood of martyrs is the seed of the church. He challenges our presuppositions that we take with us when we come to the bible. Notes on the Canons of Dort First Head. To support his equation of Israel and the church, the author quotes Anthony Hoekema, who points out that the same word is used for Israel and the church lh;q; in the Old Testament and ejkklhsiva in the New Testament and the Septuagint; p.
I am really glad that I did.
When stripped to the absolute bare bones of expected events before Jesus’ return, I didn’t see much difference between amillennialism and post-tribulation dispensationalism. Two billion Christians and counting, unparalleled advance in technology, medicine, etc.
A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times
Essential Reference Books for a Home Library. Aug 09, Alex Houston rated it really liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? Ask A Question About Eschatology. He is also visiting professor of systematic theology at Westminster Seminary California and a frequent contributor to Tabletalk and Modern Reformation.
Like the author, I have always had major hangups with that viewpoint, but had never heard a compelling argument for the amillennarian perspective, partially because the perspective was generally poo-pooed by my teachers as not taking the biblical text seriously or literally.
Amillennarians believe that the millennium is a present reality centered in Christ’s heavenly reign, not a future hope of Christ’s rule on earth after his return.
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What You’ll Find on the Riddleblog. If you are premillennial A succinct and helpful introduction to what Riddlebarger argues is the ‘Historic Reformed Protestant’ understanding of the millennial reign of Christ in Revelation 20 Amillennialism. However, I was very disappointed that he rarely dealt with Postmillennialism or Partial-Preterism.
Overall, quite pleased with this read. Eschatology Questions and Answers. View all 5 comments.
Actually belief in a millennial reign of Christ following His return to earth in effect, premillennialism was the belief of most church fathers from Papias A. The True Temple” MP3. This is not an exegetical argument, but it should give push back against the common line that optimistic Americans can be prone to postmillennialism. As much as I appreciate the effort, it makes no sense to be optimistic about God’s kingdom and simultaneously believe the kingdoms of this world will surround and beat it This is an excellent book for the way it handles dispensationalism and premillennialism.
A Case for Amillennialism – Understanding the End. I believe that he ignores the immediate context, as well as the per I rated this book three stars because it has some good content in it regarding hermeneutics and covenant theology. This inaccurate name for the doctrine is the main reason why I and probably most other Christians have dismissed it.
Ursinus’ Large and Small Catechisms. As a child, the weeks were made much of in my grandfather’s dispensational teachings.
Apr 20, Underwtanding rated it really liked it. This seems to me profoundly backwards. This book demonstrates that assertion to be completely off-base. This is just one example of the author trying to get to the root of this ned. However, history shows this is not the case. This is probably the best part of the book. There are many other Christians who hold different views regarding the end times, but honestly I never really took their case seriously.
Reformation Theology — “Eschatology”.