Tag Archives: Eschatology

NT Wright, Resurrection of the Son of God

This book doesn’t have the awesome power of Jesus and the Victory of God, but neither is it as controversial among confessional evangelicals, so it probably has that going for it. The early Christians took the Old Testament/Jewish idea of Resurrection, … Continue reading

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Pannenberg, Systematic Theology (Vol. 1)

Some important sections. Largely eclipsed by his student Robert W. Jenson. Outstanding remarks on the Vincentian canon, the spirituality of God, and Gregory Palamas. He gives critical reflection on the Cappadocian fathers. Evaluation: Hard to recommend to most students and … Continue reading

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DA Carson: Christ and Culture Revisited

Carson, D. A. Christ and Culture Revisited. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. Carson reworks Niehbur’s typology and offers numerous insights on how to navigate the murky waters of our relation to culture. Note, I say he offers insights. I do not say … Continue reading

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Horton: Covenant and Eschatology

Thesis: We live in Paul’s Two Ages, not Plato’s Two Worlds. It is this which structure the rest of theological prolegomena. Horton is not giving us a systematic theology, but showing what theology would look like using the Covenant. Eschatology … Continue reading

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A florilegium of Maximus

Just some of my favorite quotes from Maximus the Confessor: “The Confessor reworks the categories of time, extension, and aeonic existence in an effort to describe an indescribable state. This moving rest presupposes a kind of extension (diastema) that is beyond time … Continue reading

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You better do more than just agree

I told some on Puritanboard that I was not necessarily committed to premillennialism and I was ready to deal with other systems.  In short, I was going to give amillennialism (nota bene: that may be the ugliest term in all … Continue reading

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