A Case for Amillennialism
Amillennialism, dispensational premillennialism, historic premillennialism, postmillennialism, preterism. These are difficult words to pronounce and even harder concepts to understand. A Case for Amillennialism is an accessible look at the crucial theological question of the millennium in the context of contemporary evangelicalism.
Recognizing that eschatology--the study of future things--is a complicated…
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I purchased the first edition of this book. Its major fault—the lack of either a Scripture or a Subject index—has been corrected in the second, expanded edition. A Case for Amillennialism is a strong defense of the amillennial view, particularly in contrast with the dispensational premillennial view. For me, his explication of the “two ages” (“this age” and the “age to come”) was compelling as was his point that “The most serious problem to be faced by all premillenarians is the presence of evil in the millennial age” (86). Riddlebarger deals with the major eschatological passages (Daniel’s seventy weeks, the…
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