The Bible and the Future has ratings and 50 reviews. Dave said: A great resource for a better, and scholarly, understanding of an amillenialist posit. Writing from the perspective that the coming of God’s kingdom is both present and future, Hoekema covers the full range of eschatological. This book is an attempt to set forth biblical eschatology, or what the Bible teaches about the future. As noted in the Appendix, there are three major.

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This a great book that debunks a lot of western Christianity’s misconceptions of prophecy and the after life. Chapter Teh, Eight, and Nine deal with physical death, immortality, and the intermediate state.

Jul 21, Tom James rated it liked it Recommends it for: The most comprehensive book on eschatology that I’ve read. The two major sections of the book deal with inaugurated eschatology the “already” and future eschatology the “not yet”.

Share your thoughts with other customers. He is fair, yet faithful to and confident in his own perspective. Fantastic book on the end times that focuses on what Scripture actually says while avoiding some of the sensationalism that characterizes a lot of eschatological writings.

His answers to the accusations hurled at Amillenials is quite good as well. Hoekema was born in the Netherlands but immigrated to the United States in Excellent read on eschatology!

Social Theology Feminist Theology. This fair treatment of various eschatological views makes his book all the more effective and worthy of consideration from all Christians.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I’m not an eschatology guy. At the center of history is the Lamb that was slain, the first-born from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. With great reverence toward the authority of Scripture, this volume is considered an essential textbook on reformed eschatology.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. This is pretty long but it does not have page number in the Kindle version so it is hard to tell how long. Mar 26, Jerry rated it liked it Shelves: However, I would still recommend this book for most people’s needs.

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The Bible and the Future by Anthony A. Hoekema

Showing of 62 reviews. Very readable and full of great insight. Good clear book on eschatology as both now and future. Chapter 15 serves as a anthojy of continuation of chapter 14 as it gives significant space to critique the popular dispensational premillennial position. Both saints and unbelievers will be judged, and the degree of their reward or punishment will depend on what they did on earth.

Trivia About The Bible and the Some hkekema see these and conclude that Jesus and some of the apostles believed this, and they were mistaken.

Most commonly, it describes the fact that Jesus has already defeated Satan and death, but we have not yet arrived at the Last Day, when Jesus will return and judge everyone and we will have the New Heaven and the New Earth. So it is a complete period of undetermined length. Old Testament Studies Criticism.

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Extremely helpful, relatively easy to read but thorough book on an often hoekems corner of theology. Good as a comprehensive survey of eschatalogical positions, and solid on hell, resurrection and a physical new earth. His presence meant that the kingdom of God is here. This has two kinds biblr applications. Many good discussions have ensued on this topic, including the feverish new fad of double rapture anf the “Left Behind” science fiction cult.

He has a charitable tone through out and represents opposing view points judicially. It is not too difficult to read, and Hoekema does a good job of trying to be biblical and sound in is exegesis and interpretation of Scripture. All aspects of the final judgment are discussed here from the time it occurs to who is judged.

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One of the better eschatology works out there. But it is very approachable for a person who has done some Bible study but no Bible College or seminary. Given that the chapter headings are a late addition to the text, and the overwhelming sequential terms in chs.