“Heaven Is For Real,” a movie about a child’s visit to heaven, reportedly grossed $21.5 million at its opening this past Easter weekend. A spate of similar books regularly climb to the top of the New York Times Bestseller List. Judging by the continuing popularity of Jesus Calling (America’s #1 devotional), the nation—and especially evangelical […]
Entries Tagged ‘Eschatology’
Kim Riddlebarger responds to the latest end times nuttiness over at the Riddleblog. Here’s a preview: But there are two significant problems with this approach to Ezekiel 38-39. First, as Edwin Yamauchi (a noted evangelical archaeologist and historian) has pointed out in his book, Foes from the Northern Frontier: Invading Hordes from the Russian Steppes (Baker, […]
Has particular end-times understandings affected U.S. foreign policy? Dr. Horton dicusses in this next video in his Christianity & Politics series.
Last week (May 19, 2011), President Obama created controversy with his statement that any Israeli-Palestinian accord “must begin with a return to the 1967 borders.” Besides Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, many evangelical leaders have been criticizing the statement over the last several days. Foreign policy experts have been discussing and debating the conditions for […]
I’ve read stories this morning at Slate and in The New York Times about Harold Camping’s prediction that the rapture will occur tomorrow. Each one makes the same kind of reporting mistakes that drive our friends at GetReligion batty. But what’s really tragic about the mainstream reporting on this issue is the barely disguised, thinly […]
Kim Riddlebarger, cohost of the White Horse Inn broadcast, recently sat down with Westminster Seminary California’s podcast, Office Hours, to talk about eschatology and the identity of the anti-Christ.
Tired of Bible Pictionary? Play Omega: The End Times Board Game tonight!
A new documentary looking at the relationship of American evangelicals to the modern State of Israel is being screened several nights this week in southern California. With God On Our Side – Trailer 2 from Porter Speakman Jr on Vimeo. For more on problems with Christian Zionism, you can read this “Open Letter” from 2002, […]
[We're continuing with Mike Horton's review of N.T. Wright's Justification, a response to the critique of John Piper and others to his version of the New Perspective on Paul, especially as it relates to the Reformation's understanding of justification.] Justification and God’s Righteousness: Covenant and Eschatology Wright sees Genesis 15 as the background for everything […]
[We're continuing with Mike Horton's review of N. T. Wright's Justification.] Justification and God’s Single Plan: The Covenant and History According to Wright, “Paul’s doctrine of justification is the place where four themes meet, which Piper, and others like him, have managed to ignore or sideline.” “First, Paul’s doctrine of justification is about the work […]