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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New Testament General Works. Hoekema eliminates this kind of thinking, which is one of the more important contributions of this book. I bought it in in Nairobi, because I recognized the value of the topic and its writer.

No eBook available Wm. I’ve studied end times for thirty years and this is by far the easiest to understand. Bjble was born in the Netherlands but immigrated to the United States in Hans Urs von Bal I agree with it entirely, but only because I believe the kingdom is growing.

: The Bible and the Future: Anthony A. Hoekema

Hoekema sees immortality of the soul for Christian believers, but not for unbelievers. They are life-changing books.

This response is unsatisfactory. One of the best studies on eschatology available. He attended Calvin College A.

The Bible and the Future

Hoekema’s book is a must read for a good introduction to the various eschatological positions, as well as an able defense of amillennialism. I’m not an eschatology guy. See FREE shipping information. A convincing and very respectful critique of dispesationalism in one rhe was interesting. Bought all my siblings a copy as I believe this book to be a “must read”. See questions and answers. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here His answers to the accusations hurled at Amillenials is tthe good as well.


Future eschatology is taken up in great detail in the second goekema of the book. English Choose a language for shopping. Jesus talked about Gehenna, a name for hell, taken from a place near Jerusalem where garbage was burned.

I really appreciate his writing style and content.

I found both historic and dispenational premillenialism completely untenable after his section on these views. Hoekema takes alternative views seriously and endeavours to defend what he believes are the positions that are most faithf This book gives a thorough treatment of just about all aspects of Biblical eschatology: I am glad I grabbed this book when it fhture available in such a limited locale at the time, and kept it on my shelf for reference all this time.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. We are already converted, a new creation, with the Holy Spirit dwelling in us, but our sanctification is not ajthony complete, so we are still sinners.

Chapter 8 deals with the immortality of humans after death.

A Review of ‘The Bible and the Future’ – New Horizons

However, I also understand the underpinnings of the other millennial viewpoints more thoroughly than I used to. The time frame is the main limitation to the book, since extensive happenings futude added to our historical perspective, further supporting the traditional conservative viewpoint of amillennial or versions of that concept of the endtime, from a Christian perspective.


Product details Product Dimensions: Hoekema points out that there are many texts in the New Testament that tell of the Second Coming of Jesus, the Parousia. Hoekema uses studies of Greek words in the New Testament to defend the doctrine of eternal punishment. Premillenialists believe that the resurrection of believers is at the beginning of the millenium, and unbelievers are resurrected at the end of the millenium.

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He also emphasizes the importance of eschatology for Biblical theology as a whole, and demonstrates how eschatology is interwoven into the very framework of theology, which is much needed in the eschatological climate of our day. Showing of 62 reviews.

There is the Last Days, which we are living in now, since the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, and there is the Last Day, which is in the future.