Tag Archives: imminent eschatology

II Baruch, “Soon” Eschatology, and Grace and Works

I read II Baruch recently for my daily quiet time.  Scholar A.F.J. Klijn in my Charlesworth Pseudepigrapha dates II Baruch to the early second century C.E.  It is a Jewish work.  I have two items about II Baruch: one about … 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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What Kind of Jesus?

In my last post on Lee Harmon’s John’s Gospel: The Way It Happened, I mentioned Lee’s view that John was John of Gisclala, who was influential in a Jewish revolt against Rome that led to the destruction of the Temple … Continue reading

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