Keith Mathison: The Preterist Approach to Revelation — The Unfolding of Biblical Eschatology (2012)

A number of scholars, however, have begun to propose a fifth approach, which may be termed the eclectic approach. As one proponent of this view explains, “The solution is to allow the preterist, idealist, and futurist methods to interact in such a way that the strengths are maximized and the weaknesses minimized.’ Continue reading “Keith Mathison: The Preterist Approach to Revelation — The Unfolding of Biblical Eschatology (2012)”

Philip Bump: Half of evangelicals support Israel because they believe it is important for fulfilling end-times prophecy (2018)

Sixty percent of those age 65 and older said the fulfillment of prophecy was an important factor in their support for Israel. In a follow-up question, 12 percent of respondents said the fulfillment of prophecy was the most important reason they supported the state of Israel. Continue reading “Philip Bump: Half of evangelicals support Israel because they believe it is important for fulfilling end-times prophecy (2018)”

Knox Seminary: The People of God, the Land of Israel, and the Impartiality of the Gospel (2002)

Recently a number of leaders in the Protestant community of the United States have urged the endorsement of far-reaching and unilateral political commitments to the people and land of Israel in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, citing Holy Scripture as the basis for those commitments. Continue reading “Knox Seminary: The People of God, the Land of Israel, and the Impartiality of the Gospel (2002)”