A Case for Amillennialism has ratings and 71 reviews. Brent said: An excellent and timely book, as the second edition/printing was just released last. 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. Products; A Case for Amillennialism, Expanded Edition: Understanding the End Times. A Case for Amillennialism, Expanded Edition: Understanding the End.

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This inaccurate name for the doctrine is the main reason why I and probably most other Christians have dismissed it. These presuppositions about hermeneutics, the nature of Israel and the Church, and many others will have a huge impact on how we interpret specific biblical texts.

Oct 01, Brandon rated it really liked it Shelves: Kim Riddlebarger To order from Christianbook. He does a great job of demonstrating that it is hermeneutically flawed.

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He is particularly successful in arguing that the formation of modern-day Israel, rather than proving amillennialism false, fulfills the prophecy of Romans 11, and in arguing that the Old Testament should be interpreted in the light of the New Testament.

Jul 01, Mark rated it it was amazing. How is martyrdom consistent with kingdom growth? A Case for Amillennialism – Understanding the End.

A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times

This is just one example of the author trying to get to the root of this issue. 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. Or why the back and forth of Christ’s return with the rapture then another return?


What You’ll Find on the Riddleblog. Jul 25, Christopher M. Jun 19, Dan Wilkinson rated it liked it. After listening to him on the White Horse Inn for years I knew that he would deliver a well thought out, well argued defense of Amillenialism and he definitely did that. No trivia or quizzes yet. A Case for Amillennialism presents an accessible look at the crucial theological question of the millennium in the context of contemporary evangelicalism.

Commentaries on the Belgic Confession and Canons of Dort. It merely holds that it refers to a spiritual kingdom. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Sermons Preached at Christ Reformed Church. Of course the world is full of evil. Without giving too much of the content away I think that Dr. He challenges our presuppositions that we take with us when we come to the bible.

It wasn’t until much later that it came to my awareness that the highest criticism of the dispensationalists regarding amillennialism, other than their false accusation of “spiri I was raised dispensationalist, and always felt that the system seemed somewhat “forced” to me, considering the obviously symbolic nature of the book of revelation.

Rather he challenges the premillennial position by going to the root: There are many other Christians who hold different views regarding the end times, but honestly I never really took their case seriously. Whether or not you agree with his analysis, this work provides an honest and clear explanation of amillenialism.

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Nov 01, Richard Minor rated it really liked it. However, I was very disappointed that he rarely dealt with Postmillennialism or Partial-Preterism. Kim Riddlebarger and his Idealist position cannot account for the language found in the Discourse, nor can a Futurist position.

Reformation Theology — “Eschatology”. Understanding the End Times by Kim Riddlebarger. I need time to think about the arguments in this book more, especially the Two-Age model presented in chapter 8, which in my opinion is the strongest chapter in the book.

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However, I understand that this book was mainly directed at Dispensationalism. Oct 27, James rated it liked it.

Sermons on the Gospel of John.

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. Riddlebarger interprets many passages in the NT which I believe pertain to the destruction of Jerusalem in 70AD as about the end of the world.

Answers to Questions About Eschatology–Archives 3. This is the view that is popularized in the popular “Left Behind” series. I found the text easy to read, despite it’s sometimes technical analyses of language, etc. Ridd After growing up under dispensational teachings but finding them problematic as an adult, I dabbled in preterism for a bit.

Overall, a good work! Johnston, and Darrell L. Handouts for “The Great War”.

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Sermons on the Book of Revelation pdf. Agreed with most of the stuff he said except a few small things, like the interpretation of Matthew Book reviews are published online and in print every quarter in Bibliotheca Sacra.

First, he outlines the terms, introduced the “players” the theological viewpoints of the millenium and talks hermeneutical systems. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I agree with him on several things, but I feel he severely eisegetes the Olivet Discourse pg.

All of the issues I have always had with dispensationalism and premillennialism but never found answers to were answered wonderfully in Riddlebarger’s underrstanding.