Thoroughly examining the doctrine of the rapture and its effects on the church, this volume offers a historical overview of the background and evidence pertaining to three main evangelical viewpoints---Blaising on pretribulation, Hultberg on pre-wrath, and Moo on post-tribulation. After each contributor explains his position, the other two critique its strengths and weaknesses. 288 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 224 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2010 Dimensions: 8 X 5.31 (inches)
Three Views on the Rapture guides students and pastors in considering and evaluating the three primary ways evangelicals currently understand the Bibles teaching on the rapture. Scholars present their preferred interpretive models in point-counterpoint style, and general editor Alan Hultburgs introduction and conclusion frame the discussion.
Stanley N. Gundry is executive vice president and editor-in-chief for the Zondervan Corporation. He has been an influential figure in the Evangelical Theological Society, serving as president of ETS and on its executive committee, and is adjunct professor of Historical Theology at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. He is the author of seven books and has written many articles appearing in popular and academic periodicals.
Alan Hultberg is associate professor of Bible Exposition and New Testament at Talbot School of Theology. His specialization is in the area of eschatology as it relates to the Old and New Testaments. In addition, Dr. Hultberg holds academic memberships in the Society of Biblical Literature, Institute for Biblical Research, and the Evangelical Theological Society.
Craig Blaising is Executive Vice President and Provost and Professor of Theology at the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is author of numerous books and a contributor to Zondervans Three Views on the Millennium and Beyond (1999) and Three Views on the Rapture (2010).
Douglas Moo (PhD, University of St. Andrews) is the Blanchard Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College. His work centers on understanding the text of the New Testament and its application today. He has written extensively in several commentary series, including the NIV Application Commentary, Pillar Commentary, Tyndale New Testament Commentary, and the New International Commentary on the New Testament.
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