Add To Cart
Three Views on the Millennium and Beyond
Add To Cart
|Title: Three Views on the Millennium and Beyond|
By: Craig A. Blasing, Kenneth L. Gentry Jr., Robert B. Stimple
Number of Pages: 208
Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 8 X 5.25 X 1.0 (inches)
|Weight: 11 ounces|
Series: Counterpoints: Bible and Theology
Stock No: WW20143
Michael Horton, Norman L. Geisler, Stephen M. AshbyZondervan / 2002 / Trade PaperbackOur Price$16.994 out of 5 stars for Four Views on Eternal Security. View reviews of this product. 6 Reviews
Retail Price$22.99Save 26% ($6.00)
Stanley N. GundryZondervan / 2003 / Trade PaperbackOur Price$13.493 out of 5 stars for Show Them No Mercy: 4 Views on God and Canaanite Genocide. View reviews of this product. 1 Reviews
Retail Price$17.99Save 25% ($4.50)
Steven B. Cowan, ed.Zondervan / 2000 / Trade PaperbackOur Price$18.995 out of 5 stars for Five Views on Apologetics. View reviews of this product. 2 Reviews
Retail Price$24.99Save 24% ($6.00)
John Hick, Clark H. Pinnock, Alister E. McGrathZondervan / 1996 / Trade PaperbackOur Price$19.993 out of 5 stars for Four Views of Salvation in a Pluralistic World. View reviews of this product. 1 Reviews
Is there biblical evidence for a thousand-year earthly kingdom (the Millennium) ruled by Christ before the fulfillment of the new heaven and new earth?
Revelation chapter 20 seems to suggest so, but few books of the Bible are so difficult to interpret. And a discussion of the Millennium branches out into many other theological questions about the end times (eschatology): Are these the last days? What must happen before Jesus returns? What part does the church play?
This Counterpoints volume compares three views of the Millennium:
- Premillennial: Christ will come again before this kingdom is established.
- Postmillennial: our present age represents that kingdom and that the church is and must move toward the fulfillment of this kingdom.
- Amillennial: a future Millennium is not a literal kingdom, and when Christ returns, he will usher in an immediate new heaven and new earth.
Robert B. Strimple, Kenneth L. Gentry Jr., and Craig A. Blaising offer their perspectives, giving their exegetical reasoning. Each of them then responds to the views held by their peers in a respectful and informative setting, making it easy for you to compare their beliefs and gain a better understanding of how this aspect of Christianity's great hope--the return of Jesus--is understood by the church.
The Counterpoints series presents a comparison and critique of scholarly views on topics important to Christians that are both fair-minded and respectful of the biblical text. Each volume is a one-stop reference that allows readers to evaluate the different positions on a specific issue and form their own, educated opinion.
Darrell L. Bock (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is senior research professor of New Testament studies and Executive Director for Cultural Engagement at Dallas Theological Seminary. Known for his work in Luke-Acts, Dr. Bock is a Humboldt Scholar (Tubingen University in Germany), is on the editorial board for Christianity Today, and a past president of the Evangelical Theological Society (2000-2001). A New York Times bestselling author, Bock has written over forty books, including Luke in the NIV Application Commentary series.
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.
Ask a Question▼▲
Find Related Products▼▲
- Books, eBooks & Audio >> Academic >> Missions Evangelism & Apologetics
- Books, eBooks & Audio >> Academic >> Theology >> Topics of Debate
- Books, eBooks & Audio >> Christian Living >> Prophecy & End Times >> End Times Theology >> Amillennial/Historicist
- Books, eBooks & Audio >> Christian Living >> Prophecy & End Times >> End Times Theology >> Postmillennial/Preterist
- Books, eBooks & Audio >> Christian Living >> Prophecy & End Times >> End Times Theology >> Premillennial/Futurist
Ask a Question
What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.
If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.