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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To ask other readers questions about The Bible and the Future hoekeja, please sign up. But you should still read this book because it will make you a better read more Biblical premillennialist or postmillennialist. Visit our Help department.

With great reverence toward the authority of Scripture, this volume is considered an essential textbook on reformed eschatology. It is certainly hoeoema than previous Augustinian and some postmillennial accounts.

The two major sections of the book deal with inaugurated eschatology the “already” and future eschatology the “not yet”. The section on Moltmann needs to take Moltmann’s later “Coming of God” into account. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Hoekema takes alternative views seriously and endeavours to defend what he believes are the positions that are most faithful to Scripture.


The Bible and the Future by Anthony A. Hoekema

Excellent read on eschatology! One of my favorite books. No trivia or quizzes yet. The book is a scholarly, meaning that it is thorough and examines every aspect of many concepts, often tracing views of earlier theologians, and sometimes examining the Biblical use of certain Greek or Hebrew words.

Recent Trends in Eschatology. While other books in this field primarily deal with elements of future eschatology, Hoekema shows that eschatology is not limited to all things future, even showing eschatological elements throughout the Old Testament. View original post 1, more words.

Universalism goes back to Origen, Written 23 April However, I would still recommend this book for most people’s needs.

Bbible begins in chapter 17 with a description and discussion of the resurrection of the body. Hoekema certainly approaches things from a Reformed, amillenial perspective but he is charitable towards those of differing viewpoints while thorough in critique. He sees further parallels in 6: He makes the specific argument that the defeat of Satan began with the coming of Christ.

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. This was a very enjoyable and rewarding read. Writing from the perspective that the coming of God’s kingdom is both present and future, Hoekema covers the full range of eschatological topics in this comprehensive biblical exposition.


Read Sample Book Details Publisher: The author’s view is amillennial. If the Eschatological Crazies have got you down then you should consider this book. Endorsements for Bible and the Future.

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Jan 22, Ben Adkison rated it it was amazing Shelves: Christian optimism in this world, before the Consummation is checked, I say, but tje overcome. Johannes Weiss,saw future eschatology as central but failed to see eschatology in the present.

Per usual, Hoekema gives ample attention and critique of positions he disagrees with.

Write a customer review. Good as a comprehensive survey of eschatalogical positions, and solid on hell, resurrection and a physical new earth.

Jan 05, James rated it it was amazing.