Tag Archives: Eschatology

Book Write-Up: Evidence for the Rapture

John F. Hart, ed.  Evidence for the Rapture: A Biblical Case for Pretribulationism.  Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2015.  See here to buy the book. The rapture is the idea that Jesus Christ will come, resurrect the dead saints, and take the … Continue reading

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The Rapture and I Corinthians 15

I am still reading Evidence for the Rapture: A Biblical Case for Pretribulationism.  Moody Press sent me a complimentary review copy of this book. My favorite essay in this book so far is Michael J. Vanlaningham’s “Paul and the Rapture: … Continue reading

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The Pretribulational Rapture and the Millennium

I’m currently reading Evidence for the Rapture: A Biblical Case for Pretribulationalism.  I received a complimentary review copy of this book from Moody Press, but this is not my official review.  Rather, in this post, I want to wrestle with … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Apocalyptic Tremors, by C.R. Chapman

C.R. Chapman.  Apocalyptic Tremors: Study the Revelation Like Never Before.  Bloomington: Westbow Press, 2011.  See here to buy the book. In Apocalyptic Tremors, C.R. Chapman offers her interpretation of the Book of Revelation. Chapman maintains that the Book of Revelation … Continue reading

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O’Kane’s Response to My Review of Kirsch’s A History of the End of the World

Author Kevin Timothy O’Kane sent me a response to my review of Jonathan Kirsch’s A History of the End of the World.  I wrote a review of O’Kane’s Instigators of the Apocalypse last month, and O’Kane’s book engages with Kirsch’s … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Jesus and the Kingdom

George Eldon Ladd.  Jesus and the Kingdom: The Eschatology of Biblical Realism.  New York: Harper and Row, 1964. Some of my readers may know that I grew up in an offshoot of Herbert W. Armstrong’s Worldwide Church of God.  One … Continue reading

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Native American Eschatology

In my latest reading of Circle of Life: Traditional Teachings of Native American Elders, James David Audlin talks about eschatology.  In reading Audlin’s discussion of this, I thought about Rosemary Ruether’s critique of environmental apocalyptism in her book, Gaia and … Continue reading

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Can Religious Truth-Claims Be Verified?

I finished Paul Knitter’s No Other Name?  A Critical Survey of Christian Attitudes Toward the World Religions.  In this post, I’ll use as my starting-point something that Knitter says on page 269: “[Alan Race and I] both agree that religious … Continue reading

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