A Case for Historic Premillennialism

An Alternative to "Left Behind" Eschatology
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Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Feb 01, 2009
Product Number: EB00004933
Released: Feb 01, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441210562
Publisher: Baker Academic
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Description

Many evangelical readers who have learned the basics of eschatology from popular authors and more recently from novelists assume that dispensational premillennialism, with its distinctive teachings about the pretribulation rapture of the church, is the only reliable view of the end times and the return of Christ. This volume, however, offers a compelling case for an alternative perspective-one that was widely prevalent throughout church history. The contributors, all respected scholars in their respective fields, suggest that classic premillennialism offers believers a more coherent and viable approach to understanding eschatology. Their studies, which examine eschatology from biblical, theological, historical, and missiological approaches, provide a broadly accessible argument for returning to the perspectives of historic premillennial eschatology.

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