Blaising, Craig A., Kenneth L. Gentry, and Robert B. Strimple. Three Views on the Millennium and Beyond. Edited by Darrell L. Bock. Counterpoints: Exploring Theology. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 1999. 330 pp. As usual for the Counterpoints series, the proponent of each view sets forth his case in a rather lengthy essay. Responses from the […]
Mealy, J. Webb: After the Thousand Years: Resurrection and Judgment in Revelation 20. (JSNT.SS 70). Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1992. 273 pp. Mealy’s study is the first monograph on Revelation 20 since Bietenhard’s from 1955. Mealy argues in favour of a premillennial position, even though he, at first, seems to present arguments that to me […]
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Hoekema, Anthony A. The Bible and the Future . 1979. Reprint. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1994. xi + 354 pp. This is one of the classic works defending amillennialism (realised amillennialism). The book is divided in two parts. The first part deals with Inaugurated Eschatology, the second part with Future Eschatology. Some […]
Riddlebarger, Kim. A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Books; Leicester, England: Inter-Varsity Press, 2003. 271 pp. Dr. Riddlebarger provides definitions of key terminology and overviews of various viewpoints and related biblical themes. Riddlebarger discussed Revelation 20 (pp. 195-228) and a number of other passages of relevance. Riddlebarger also outlines […]
Beale, Gregory K. John’s Use of the Old Testament in Revelation. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series, no. 166. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999. 443 pp. A standard-setting study published in the early 1999. The volume includes the following chapters that, for some parts, are reprints or revisions of earlier publications. […]
Brown, R. E. An Introduction to the New Testament. The Anchor Bible Reference Literature. New York: Doubleday, 1997. The late Professor Brown’s introduction, about 45 pages long, is well-written. “Rev is widely popular for the wrong reasons,” Brown states and gives some examples. As usual, Brown’s results are summarised in a box: “Summary of Basic […]
Hill, Charles E. Regnum caelorum: Patterns of Future Hope in Early Christianity. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992. xviii + 236 pp. Hill, Charles E. Regnum Caelorum: Patterns of Millennial Thought in Early Christianity. , 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2001. xx + 324 pp. In the first edition of his book, a […]