That the poetic — and I see no reason for doubting the real — date of the Apocalypse is under Vespasian, is so evidently implied in the five kings preceding (for Galba, Otho, and Vitellus, were abortive emperors) that is seems to me quite lawless to deny it.
Continue reading “Samuel Taylor Coleridge Study Archive”
While there are a few important variations among preterists, here the most significant variation exists between what Sproul calls “radical” and “moderate” preterism. Continue reading “Rick Quinn: Book Review – R. C. Sproul, The Last Days According to Jesus (2000)”
One of the most anticipated Christian films of the year is expected to generate a lot of attention the next few weeks. Author John Noe joins me today to dissect the theory behind the new movie “Left Behind.”
The twentieth century has indeed had its skeptics, as well as many who have, happily or not, embraced thoroughgoing eschatology. Continue reading “Dale Allison: A Plea For Thoroughgoing Eschatology (1994)”
And he sent forth his armies: This was accomplished by the Roman forces in the destruction of Jerusalem; which may with propriety be called the army of God, as fulfilling his will. LeClerc and Whitby. “The armies of God are his angels, by whose ministry he acts, (l Kings xxii. 19; Luke ii. 13), they distribute his judgments, and by the Romans, brought them, (that is, pestilence and famine,) on Jerusalem.” Grotius.
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Preterism is gaining a foothold among scholars and laypeople, but some are getting worried that some adherents are taking it to unbiblical extremes. Sam Frost went there and back.
Continue reading “Sam Frost: Free Ebook: Why I Left Full Preterism (2017)”
Israel’s utter ruin seemed to be sure and unavoidable, especially when it became evident that the exalted Christ through the destruction of Jerusalem and the temple, avenged the iniquity of His people, committed on Calvary. Continue reading “John Oerter: The Parousia of the Son of Man (1902)”
The disciples suffered great tribulations at the hands of the Jews and the Romans, and many of them were killed. Continue reading “The Annals of Eutychius of Alexandria (10th c. AD)”