“‘This generation’ can only with the greatest difficulty be made to mean anything other than the generation living when Jesus spoke.” Continue reading “D.A. Carson Study Archive”
One other fallback position would be to renounce their premillennialism for preterism. They could then say the charismata terminated in the 1C because Christ returned in the 1C, appearances to the contrary not withstanding. Continue reading “Steve Hays: MacArthurite Preterists (Charismata and Cessationism) – (2013)”
Three major areas of Dodd’s contribution need to be examined: (1) Dodd’s concept of eschaton in relation to history and time, (2) the nature and content of the kerygma, and (3) the resulting theological concept related to realized eschatology. Continue reading “John Walvoord: Realized Eschatology (1970)”
the determinative role that the expectation of an early coming of God’s kingly rule and of the new age played in the thought of Jesus and of Paul. Continue reading “W.G. Kümmel: Futuristic and Realized Eschatology in the Earliest Stages of Christianity (1959)”
Nero sent one Parthenius and Pheres to see if Paul were already beheaded; and they found him yet alive. And he called them to him and said: Believe on the living God, which raiseth me and all them that believe on him from the dead. And they said: We go now unto Nero; but when thou diest and risest again, then will we believe on thy God. Continue reading “Apocryphal Acts of Titus”
preterist interpreters inveigh against futurists for being “literalistic” in their interpretations. Yet, I actually find many of their interpretations literalistic, as in this case, interpreting “soon” as being fulfilled within a few years at the destruction of the Jerusalem temple in 70 AD Continue reading “Kurschner and Hays: Preterism’s Literalistic Interpretation of Jesus is Coming “Soon” (En Tachei)”
The principal historical allusions in these Lectures are to the state of the Roman world during the years preceding the fall of Jerusalem. Continue reading “F.D. Maurice Study Archive”
It results from these proofs that the Jewish conception of the pre-existence of heavenly things, which were to be revealed in later times, was not, as Beyschlag represents it, of an idealistic, but essentially of a realistic character.
Continue reading “Willibald Beyschlag Study Archive”
This 70-year section of time – the “hypothetical” earthly lifespan of Christ, so to speak – I see as a microcosm of the vast macrocosm of ALL humans, potentially, and I coined this way of seeing it as the “anthropic view of eschatology”.
Continue reading “Alan Bradley: Anthropic view of Eschatology (2018 Chart)”
Are you a Christian Zionist? Take the litmus test: “Do you believe that the modern state of Israel is a fulfillment of Bible prophecy?” Continue reading “Christian Zionism Study Archive”