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Instead of using the Transition Text Theory as a means of distinguishing between Historical Preterism and Modern Preterism, our method will now distinguish the views by the presence or absence of a Double-Fulfillment Theory.
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Gentry claims to provide “a brief introduction, summary, and critique of the system.” This is something that he truly does not do. Nowhere in the book does he lay out in detail the support for the Full Preterist viewpoint Continue reading “Frank Daniels: Days of Future Passed: You Missed It (2016)”
One can only marvel at the hermeneutical duplicity at work here and the way it ravages genre analysis. By means of such a hermeneutic any text could be made to say anything Continue reading “Randall Otto: Jesus the Preterist: a review of R.C. Sproul’s The Last Days According to Jesus (1999)”
Paul probably held the widespread notion that the interim stage of the Messianic kingdom would be only of short duration and that, like Aqiba and Eliezer ben Hyrcanus, “he will have reckoned with forty years at most.” Continue reading “Randall Otto: Preterism and the Question of Heresy (2000)”
The Roman destruction of the Jewish temple in the Jewish war of 66-70 CE alone satisfies the temporal requirements for the imminency of the parousia and the historical requirements for the transformation of relations wrought by God ushering in a new reality of the church as the kingdom of God. Continue reading “Randall Otto: Dealing with (Parousia) Delay (2004)”
what finally made the doctrine of the rapture an enduring presence in America was the wide dissemination of the Scofield Reference Bible. Continue reading “J.D. King: Exposing The Rapture Myth You’ve Been Taught All Your Life (2015)”
And in what he says of his coming, he, evidently has respect to two things; his coming at the destruction of Jerusalem, and his coming at the end of the world.
Chiliasm is the ancient name for premillennialism, the belief that when Jesus Christ returns he will set up on earth a temporary kingdom, where resurrected saints will rule with him over non-resurrected subjects for a thousand years Continue reading “Charles Hill: Why the Early Church Finally Rejected Premillennialism (1996)”
before I had read (with the design of translating only) to the end of the first verse of the book, these words, which must come to pass presently, had such an impression on my mind, offering themselves as a key to the whole prophecy
It has been usual to say that the Spanish Jesuit Alcasar.. was the founder of the Pręterist School.. But to me it seems that the founder of the Pręterist School is none other than St. John himself