A Case for Amillennialism has ratings and 72 reviews. Brent said: An excellent and timely book, as the second edition/printing was just released last. In a clear and accessible manner, Kim Riddlebarger presents and defends amillennialism—the belief that the millennium is a present reality centered in Christ’s. A Case for Amillennialism (). Note: A Scripture index is now available ( thanks to Mark Vander Pol) Click Here. Publisher’s Description: What does the Bible.
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Nov 01, Richard Minor rated it really liked it. Ridd After growing up under dispensational teachings but finding them problematic as an adult, I dabbled in preterism for a bit.
Finally, he evaluates the main problems facing each of the major millennial positions and cautions us to amillenniakism aware of the consequences of each view. I think you will find this a helpful volume and I pray that it blesses your study of Christ’s reign and return and that if you are not already there, it would lead you to examine and abandon Dispensationalism.
But if anything is consistent with postmillennialism, it is human history over the last years. There will be no need to return to types and shadows and temples as is required amillennialjsm a dispensational interpretation.
A Case for Amillennialism
Books by Kim Riddlebarger. Part 2 deals with several theological and biblical topics e. To order from Christianbook. It wasn’t until much later that it came to my awareness that the highest criticism of the dispensationalists regarding amillennialism, other than their false accusation of “spiri I was raised dispensationalist, and always felt that the system seemed somewhat “forced” to me, considering the obviously symbolic nature of the book of revelation.
I would recommend this book to others for it is persuasive and not difficult to read. Vase Powerful Bible study tools. A Commentary on the Belgic Confession. When stripped to the absolute bare bones of expected events before Jesus’ return, I didn’t see much difference between amillennialism and post-tribulation dispensationalism. Christianity and Contemporary Culture. Kim Riddlebarger To order from Christianbook.
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For covering such a hotly debated area of theology, Riddlevarger is gracious and fair minded to opposing points of view. Riddlebarger will help and encourage Christians both to understand the real teaching of the Bible and to appropriate the blessing of this truth. Riddlebarger wants to be an optimistic amillennialist “as regards the kingdom”, yet still holds the New Testament anticipates “Christ’s direct intervention to a wicked and unbelieving world like in the days of Noah Amillehnialism.
Riddlebarger along with other amil theologians seem pained to place the millennial reign of Christ in the intermediate state rather than here on earth. Want to Read saving…. Answers to Questions About Eschatology–Archives 2. I listened to certain chapters more than once.
Riddlebarger interprets many s in the NT which I believe pertain to the destruction of Jerusalem in 70AD as about the end of the world. He also does a good job of summarizing opposing views and what their hypothetical rebuttals amillfnnialism be. He also does not give the amillennialist interpretation of numerous end-times passages, theJews for example. This is not a book where the author presents his “proof texts” and challenges the other sides “proof texts”.
Finally, he tops it off with a quick discussion about signs and a summary chapter on problems with all the viewpoints. Sermons on the Book of Hebrews. Faithlife Proclaim Church presentation software. Books for Those New to the Reformed Faith. Riddlebarger will help and encourage Christians both to understand the real teaching of the Bible and to appropriate the blessing of this truth.
Without writing a novel, this book has really shaken my confidence in the premillennial position. Praise for the Print Edition For combining thorough exegesis, readability, and lucid argumentation on this important subject, this volume has no peers. For amillennialists, therefore, the entire Book of Revelation describes the present church age rather than future events following the rapture of the church.
Trivia About A Case for Amille Don’t do your theology in the newspaper. Very helpful in understanding escahtology.
My amillenniqlism qualm was that the criticisms of other views, while casse The book was well written, and everything that was written positive in favor of the Amil point of view of was convincing and good.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Basically, this is an excellent introduction to amillennialism. To support his amillennialissm of Israel and the church, the author quotes Anthony Hoekema, who points out that the same word is used for Israel and the church lh;q; in the Old Testament and ejkklhsiva in the New Testament and the Septuagint; p.
I highly recommend this book as a starting point for anyone interested in hearing the overwhelming evidence for this, nowadays, oft-overlooked viewpoint on eschatology. There are many other Christians who hold different views regarding the end times, but honestly I never really took their case seriously.
Sep 21, Matt Norman rated it it was amazing. However, he makes only a feeble attempt to explain how Satan can be chained and in a bottomless pit throughout the millennial reign cor simultaneously “the god of this age” and a “roaming lion. A Case for Amillennialism, Expanded Edition: I re-read this one pretty slowly this time around meandered through in around the months.