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… Continue reading Hoekema, The Bible and the Future
Lewis, Arthur H. The Dark Side of the Millennium: The Problem of Evil in Revelation 20:1-10. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House, 1980. 65 pp. Dr. Arthur H. Lewis (original online source) “proposes that the evil inherent in the conditions of Revelation 20:1-10 precludes its identity with the glorious kingdom of Christ which is to… Continue reading Lewis, The Dark Side of the Millennium
Larry Wing has a very convenient page: “Eschatology Comparison.” The page is broken down into two sections. Chart #1 lists the main distinctives of Dispensational Premillennialism and Historic Premillennialism. Chart #2 lists the main distinctives of Postmillennialism and Amillennialism. Wing gives an overview of each eschatology and lists some leading proponents and works. Wing’s page… Continue reading Larry Wing, Eschatology Chart
Riddlebarger, Kim. The Man of Sin: Uncovering the Truth About the Antichrist. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Books, 2006. 236 pp. Includes a chapter on “The dragon, the beast, and the false prophet: the doctrine of Antichrist in the Book of Revelation” (pp. 89-116). The back matters include a 8 page bibliography and indices of Scripture… Continue reading Riddlebarger, The Man of Sin
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… Continue reading Riddlebarger, A Case for Amillennialism
Hoeksema, Herman. Behold, He Cometh! An Exposition of the Book of Revelation. 2nd ed., with addition of Scripture and subject indexes. Ed. Homer C. Hoeksema. Grandville, Michigan: Reformed Free Publishing Association, 2000. xvii + 722 pp. An on-line version is available at SpindleWorks. The commentary of pastor and professor Herman Hoeksema originally appeared as a… Continue reading Hoeksema, Behold, He Cometh!
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.… Continue reading Beale, Use of the OT
Maier, Gerhard. Die Johannesoffenbarung und die Kirche. (WUNT, 25). Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr, 1981. This book with more than 600 pages is one of the most profound studies of the history of interpretation of Revelation. It thesis is that the chiliastic interpretation is the correct one, and it follows the debate between chiliasts and anti-chiliasts throughout… Continue reading Maier, Johannesoffenbarung