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  1. Three Views on the Millennium and Beyond
    Three Views on the Millennium and Beyond
    Craig A. Blasing, Kenneth L. Gentry Jr., Robert B. Stimple
    Zondervan / 1999 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $18.99 Save 32% ($6.00)
    3.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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  1. Chris
    North Carolina
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: male
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    One book that had a three views
    May 30, 2012
    Chris
    North Carolina
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: male
    Quality: 4
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    Meets Expectations: 4
    I needed a source for a paper for college class on Revelation. This book was a good "one stop" source where I could get some general information about each view
  2. David R. Bess
    3 Stars Out Of 5
    February 5, 2002
    David R. Bess
    I have read a few comparison books on eschatology in general and the millennium in particular. This one is the best yet on the millennium. I would have given it a five rating, except for the mediocrity of the premillennial presentation.Gentry, as usual, expresses himself very well and is very convincing, both in his own essay as well as in his responses. Strimple, considering the limitations of this work, does a fine job of covering various Scriptures that address the amillennialist position. The worst essay of the three is penned by Blaising, who takes entirely too many pages to explain the premillennial stance. He gets bogged down in the history of premillennialism, and then is so technical in the actual presentation of his own view that he is very tough to follow. The reader comes away scratching his/her head wondering what in the world did Blaising actually say! Premillennialism, however, is so commonplace that it requires the least explanation of the three positions.Bock provides a very cordial, conciliatory conclusion, touching upon points that are crucial to formulating one's own view of Revelation 20:1-6. I was rather surprised when he revealed his own position near the end of his essay, for I certainly did not detect it through his earlier remarks.This book gives a great presentation of the postmillennial and amillennial views. The presentation for premillennialism pales in comparison, but other readers may find Blaising's essay more helpful than I did.Overall, this work is a good investment for anyone wanting to compare the three basic millennial views.
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