Although Jordan also takes Daniel’s third kingdom to be “Greece” and its fourth kingdom to be “Rome,” his conception of these two kingdoms differs sharply from what I suggest and is one that I had not previously encountered. Continue reading “John Evans: James Jordan and the Book of Daniel (2007)”
I contend that the Book of Daniel does envision a distant future in which Jesus Christ does, at last, hold full dominion over the earth. Continue reading “John Evans: Did Daniel See Beyond AD 70? (2004)”
For the liberal position on the last third of Daniel 11, serious difficulties crop up when one tries to make verses 36-45 fit the career of Antiochus IV. Continue reading “John Evans: The Challenge of Daniel 11:36-45 (2003)”
This is another 45 days beyond the time of trouble. Those who were forewarned and survived the holocaust were Christians living in Jerusalem who had been forewarned by Jesus and John’s prophecy to flee the city to the hills of Judea in order to wait out the siege. Continue reading “Jay Rogers: In the Days of These Kings – The Book of Daniel in Preterist Perspective (2008)”
As someone who was raised in a Preterist environment, and has now become fully convinced of the Futurist interpretation, I found this summary overview very helpful. Continue reading “Joel Richardson: A Critique of the Preterist Interpretation of Daniel 2 & 7 (2012)”
Important early Church father(s) clearly believed that the Jewish age ended in 70 AD with the destruction of Jerusalem and the Temple.
Continue reading “George Kouri: The Early Church Fathers and the Last Days of the Jewish Age (2008)”
Hippolytus’ Commentary on Daniel is the oldest surviving Christian commentary on Scripture. It was composed by Hippolytus of Rome most likely between 202 and 211 AD, a time of great persecution. This is the first complete English translation. Continue reading “Hippolytus of Rome: Commentary on Daniel (205)”
And so there are many of our viewpoint who think that Domitius Nero was the Antichrist because of his outstanding savagery and depravity.
Over and over again the stars referred to the Israelites in scripture, but when the church age begins it no longer refers to physical Israel, but to Spiritual Israel.
John was put by Nero into a vessel of hot oil, and coming out unhurt, was banished by him into Patmos. Tho this story be no more than a fiction yet was it founded on a tradition of the first churches, that John was banished into Patmos in the days of Nero.
And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt
This was fantastic news from a scholarly point of view, for the text of Daniel has long been considered suspect by many scholars on various grounds Continue reading “Dead Sea Scrolls 1Q71-72 ; 6Q7 ; 4Q243 (The Book of Daniel)”
His first coming was in the flesh ; his second coming was after his ascension, when he came to judge and overthrow the Jewish nation ; his third coming will be at the end of time, to judge the quick and the dead.
Jackson examines two views: that of “religious modernism” identifying the little horn as Antiochus Epiphanes; and the premillennial posit that the little horn is a now imminent “AntiChrist.” Upon what basis does he reject these views?
Written in a “Parousia by JS Russell” style. About as Preterist as you can get, while still holding onto a proper wrapup.
Continue reading “James Farquarson: Daniel’s Last Vision and Prophecy, respecting which Commentators have greatly differed from each other, showing its Fulfilment in events recorded in authentic history. (1838)”