Amillennialism, dispensational premillennialism, historic premillennialism, postmillennialism, preterism. These are difficult words to pronounce and even harder. In a clear and accessible manner, Kim Riddlebarger presents and defends amillennialism—the belief that the millennium is a present reality. A Case for Amillennialism has ratings and 71 reviews. Brent said: An excellent and timely book, as the second edition/printing was just released last.
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Sermons on First Peter. Open Preview See a Problem? He moves on to explain how amillennialism is compatible with covenant theology and defends its principles “Amillennialism” doesn’t deny the millennial reign of Christ. However, as amillenbialism Postmillennialist I didn’t find Riddlebarger’s arguments for Amillennialism to be in the least bit convincing. Jan 13, Josh Robinson rated it liked it.
I cannot get over the problems that premillennialists must overcome in order to remain consistent with their own framework. However, I understand that this book was mainly directed at Dispensationalism. Understanding the End Times, and The Dr.
The book was well written, and everything that caee written positive in favor of the Amil point of view of was convincing and good.
The author presents a compelling case for millennialism as adhering to a literal reading of Scriptures allowing the New Testament to interpret the Old Testamenta Christ-centered hermeneutic, and an emphasis on the Kingdom of God in this current age.
Trivia About A Case for Amille 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.
Sermons on the Book of Daniel. Darrell Bock discuss experiencing the Christmas story, focusing on the accounts in Matthew and Luke. These presuppositions about hermeneutics, the nature of Israel and the Church, and many others will have a huge impact on how we interpret specific biblical texts. Actually belief in a millennial reign of Christ following His return to earth in effect, premillennialism was the belief of most church fathers from Papias A.
A very clear explanation of all of the broad categories of eschatology, going through the reasoning behind each of the view points, using scriptural backing, and explaining potential problems that arise from each interpretation. Kim Riddlebarger makes a really good case for Amillennialism while not mis-characterising other positions, so it’s nice to read a work that doesn’t construct straw men.
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However, he makes only a feeble attempt to explain how Satan can be chained and in a bottomless pit throughout the millennial reign and simultaneously “the god of this age” and a “roaming lion. Sermons on the Epistles of John. He’s a lucid and simple writer.
Christianity and Contemporary Culture. If you are premillennial then you may find yourself on the defensive quite a bit as Riddlebarger’s style is quite polemical at many points.
Amillennarians believe that the millennium is a present reality centered in Christ’s heavenly reign, not a future hope of Caae rule on earth after his return. He does a great job of demonstrating that it is hermeneutically flawed. Overall, a good work!
He then discusses key passages of Scripture that bear upon the millennial age, including Daniel 9, Matthew 24, Romans 11, and Revelation What does the Bible really teach about the end times? The Two Age Model chart. Jul 25, Christopher M. He is particularly successful in arguing that the formation of modern-day Israel, rather than proving amillennialism false, fulfills the prophecy of Romans 11, and in arguing that the Old Testament should be interpreted in the light of the New Testament.
Aug 10, Miska Wilhelmsson rated it liked it Shelves: Sermons on the Book of Revelation pdf. I was leaning towards amillennialism prior to reading but now I am confident in it.
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A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times
Rather, reading Riddlebarger’s explanations of Amillennialism and critiques of other positions, I appreciate the fact that he recognizes that Dispensationalists are serious about interpretation, but just don’t recognized the genre of apocalyptic which leads them to some strange places in the name of “literal interpretation. View all 5 comments. Links to Helpful Books, Essays, and Charts. He has a Ph. The book is divided into 4 parts.
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A Case for Amillennialism — Expanded Edition This is a solid work with Although I mostly listened to the book, and selectively read some portions, I kinda knew what I would be getting.
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.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In a clear and accessible manner, Kim Riddlebarger amiplennialism and defends amillennialism as the historic Protestant understanding of the millennial age.