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In God's Time: The Bible and the Future

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Enormous confusion exists today concerning theBible's teaching about the future. Millions of contemporaryChristians are caught up in "rapture"fever, evidenced by the phenomenal success ofthe "Left Behind novels. At the opposite end ofthe spectrum are those, such as the leaders ofthe Jesus Seminar, who believe that Jesus did notteach about the approaching Kingdom of God."In God's Time offers an alternative to thesetwo poles in the debate, an alternative that is atonce faithful and sane, readable and scholarly.Author Craig C. Hill encourages Christians bothto take seriously and to think sensibly about thehope of God's ultimate victory. His new bookincludes chapters on the nature of the Bible, thehistory of prophecy, the meaning of apocalypticwritings, the interpretation of Daniel andRevelation, the expectations of Jesus, and thehopes of the early Christians. It also includes anappendix ("Not Left Behind") on the subject ofthe rapture.Endorsed by a wide array of top scholarsand church leaders,"In God's Time is a reliableguide to this often bewildering but alwaysfascinating subject.

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The author examines the Bible's teaching about the future, covering the history of prophecy, the meaning of apocalyptic writings, the interpretation of Daniel and Revelation, the expectations of Jesus, and the hopes of early Christians. Original.

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Many contemporary Christians have been caught up in "rapture" fever, evidenced by the phenomenal success of the Left Behind novels by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins. At the opposite end of the spectrum are those, such as the leaders of the Jesus Seminar, who believe that Jesus did not teach about the approaching Kingdom of God. In God's Time: The Bible and the Future offers a scholarly alternative to these two poles in the debate Author Craig C. Hill encourages Christians both to take seriously and to think sensibly about the hope of God's ultimate victory. His book includes chapters on the nature of the Bible, the history of prophecy, the meaning of apocalyptic writings, the interpretation of Daniel and Revelation, the expectations of Jesus, and the hopes of the early Christians. It also includes an appendix ("Not Left Behind") on the subject of the Rapture.

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Craig C. Hill is professor of New Testament at Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, D.C.

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ISBN:
9780802860903
Author:
Hill, Craig C.
Publisher:
William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Creator:
Craig C. Hill
Author:
Craig C. Hill
Location:
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Subject:
Eschatology
Subject:
Bible - Criticism Interpretation - New Testament
Subject:
Future life
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - Eschatology
Subject:
Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - New Testament
Subject:
Christian Theology - Eschatology
Subject:
Christianity-Eschatology
Subject:
Christianity-Prophecy
Subject:
From the Library of Anne Rice-Christianity
Series Volume:
GTR-131
Publication Date:
20020931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
229
Dimensions:
8.96x6.04x.63 in. .73 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The author examines the Bible's teaching about the future, covering the history of prophecy, the meaning of apocalyptic writings, the interpretation of Daniel and Revelation, the expectations of Jesus, and the hopes of early Christians. Original.
"Synopsis" by , Many contemporary Christians have been caught up in "rapture" fever, evidenced by the phenomenal success of the Left Behind novels by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins. At the opposite end of the spectrum are those, such as the leaders of the Jesus Seminar, who believe that Jesus did not teach about the approaching Kingdom of God. In God's Time: The Bible and the Future offers a scholarly alternative to these two poles in the debate Author Craig C. Hill encourages Christians both to take seriously and to think sensibly about the hope of God's ultimate victory. His book includes chapters on the nature of the Bible, the history of prophecy, the meaning of apocalyptic writings, the interpretation of Daniel and Revelation, the expectations of Jesus, and the hopes of the early Christians. It also includes an appendix ("Not Left Behind") on the subject of the Rapture.
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