Amillennialism, dispensational premillennialism, historic premillennialism, postmillennialism, preterism. These are difficult words to pronounce and even harder. In a clear and accessible manner, Kim Riddlebarger presents and defends amillennialism—the belief that the millennium is a present reality. 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.
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Jul 27, James Ruley rated it amillennialusm was amazing Shelves: Jan 13, Josh Robinson rated it liked it. He moves on to explain how amillennialism is compatible with covenant theology and defends its principles of interpreting prophecy. Riddlebarger makes a clear, compelling, and cogent case for the amillennial position utilizing sound exegesis.
A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times
A good introduction to amilleniallism, especially amillenjialism someone from a dispensational background. This is the view that is popularized in the popular “Left Behind” series. He moves on to explain how amillennialism is compatible with covenant theology and defends its principles “Amillennialism” doesn’t deny the millennial reign of Christ.
However, history shows this is not the case. Reformation Theology — “Eschatology”. Ridd After growing up under dispensational teachings but finding them problematic as an adult, I dabbled in preterism for a bit. If the millennial reign begins with Christ defeating Satan at the cross, from where did the saints who were beheaded and who were fpr reign with Christ during this time come from?
Kim’s work guides the reader through understanding basic features of eschatology, both Old forr New Testament passages, and then extensive commentary on the chief passages i. Sermons on 2 Peter. Commentaries on the Belgic Confession and Canons of Dort.
He amillenniakism does a good job of summarizing opposing views and what their hypothetical rebuttals would This work by Dr. The evil will grow thicker even as the Gospel is preached to the four corners, a necessary theological juxtaposition. Indeed, Riddlebarger has thoroughly convinced me that the amillennarian perspective makes the Like the author, I was raised a dispensational premillennialist. He challenges our presuppositions that we take with us when we come to the bible.
S trivia or quizzes yet. It may have been because I thought his organization was odd, material was repetitive and superficial, and he used endnotes.
I agree with him on several things, but I feel he severely eisegetes the Olivet Discourse pg.
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. The True Temple” MP3.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I am really glad that I did.
I was most interested to see how he explains Daniel’s 70 weeks. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Riddlebarger does an exception job of not only explaining why other esc A very clear casd of all of the broad categories of eschatology, going through the reasoning behind each of the view points, using scriptural backing, and explaining potential problems that arise from each interpretation.
A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times by Kim Riddlebarger
Jul 01, Mark rated it it was amazing. Dec 30, Jeromy Peacock rated it liked it Shelves: Aug 10, Miska Wilhelmsson rated it liked it Shelves: In the case of the year reign, it means assessing how Jesus and other New Testament authors viewed the prophetic portions of the Old Testament. Nov 06, Eric Chappell rated it liked amlllennialism.
Without writing a novel, this book has really shaken my confidence in the premillennial position. That said, I think Riddlebarger has done a great service to Amillennialism in this book.
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