Although accurately titled as a case for amillennialism, this book is also written as a case against premillennialism. And to a lesser degree it is a case against postmillennialism, especially in its points of similarity to amillennialism. Classic postmillennialism of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries has been modified at present in light of the chaotic and war-ravaged state of the world since World War I. Actually belief in a millennial reign of Christ following His return to earth in effect, premillennialism was the belief of most church fathers from Papias A.
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Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs. Amillennialism, dispensational premillennialism, historic premillennialism, postmillennialism, preterism. These are difficult words to pronounce and even harder concepts to understand. A Case for Amillennialism is an accessible look at the crucial theological question of the millennium in the context of contemporary evangelicalism.
Recognizing that eschatology--the study of future things--is a complicated and controversial subject, Kim Riddlebarger provides definitions of key terms and a helpful overview of various viewpoints. He examines related biblical topics as a backdrop to understanding the subject and discusses important passages of Scripture that bear upon the millennial question.
Regardless of their stance, readers will find helpful insight as Riddlebarger evaluates the main problems facing each of the major millennial positions and cautions readers to be aware of the spiraling consequences of each view. What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next hours.
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The Book of Proverbs, Chapters - eBook. Postions on the millennium, the nature and time of Christ's one-thousand year reign, are as numerous as they are difficult to pronounce and understand. When you add in the myriad ways the doctrine is abused, it is perfectly understandable that Christians abandon or avoid studying it altogether. Nonetheless, good, solid, and exegetically based resources exist for serious inquirers.
One of the best available today and recently expanded is Kim Riddlebarger's A Case for Amillenialism provides definitions of key terms and a helpful overview--but not technical--of various viewpoints. Regardless of their own stance, readers will be challenged but not overwhelmed by Riddlebarger's study and its evaluation of the main problems facing each of the major millennial positions.
Moreover, Riddlebarger's insightful detailing of the implications and thus the consequences of each and cautions readers to be aware of the spiraling consequences of each view. Related Products. Trevor J. More Info Add To Wishlist. Mark A. John Piper. Sam Storms. For combining thorough exegesis, readability, and lucid argumentation on this important subject, this volume has no peers.
Riddlebarger will help and encourage Christians both to understand the real teaching of the Bible and to appropriate the blessing of this truth.
Robert Godfrey , president and professor of church history, Westminster Theological Seminary in California Carefully argued, clearly and charitably written, this work brings needed balance and sense to the debate over the subject of the millennium. Venema , author of The Promise of the Future. Have a question about this product? Ask us here.
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A Case for Amillennialism, Expanded Edition: Understanding the End Times
A Case for Amillennialism is a thoughtful, pastoral, and most importantly, scriptural discussion of the various Christian perspectives on the "end times", a discussion that author Kim Riddlebarger The debate over end-time events has never raged stronger in the Church than it does today. Proponents of the three major millennial positions pre, post, and a each have compelling arguments based Kim Riddlebarger.
A Case for Amillennialism
What does the Bible actually tell us about the end times, and how has the church traditionally understood it? In a clear and accessible manner, Kim Riddlebarger presents and defends amillennialism--the belief that the millennium is a present reality centered in Christ's heavenly reign, not a future hope of Christ's rule on earth after his return--as the historic Protestant understanding of the millennial age. Recognizing that eschatology--the study of future things--is a complicated and controversial subject, Riddlebarger begins with definitions of key terminology and an overview of various viewpoints and related biblical themes. He then discusses key passages of Scripture that bear upon the millennial age, including Daniel 9, Matthew 24, Romans 11, and Revelation Finally, he evaluates the main problems facing each of the major millennial positions and cautions us to be aware of the consequences of each view. This expanded edition includes a new foreword from Michael Horton, a new chapter on the antichrist, a new chapter on signs of the end, and several helpful charts and indexes. Table of Contents:.