Future as God's Gift Explorations in Christian Eschatology
- List Price: $32.95
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group
- Publish date: 04/01/2000
- ISBN: 9780567087270
- ISBN10: 0567087271
By drawing upon biblical, historical, dogmatic, and contemporary cultural resources, the authors argue for the centrality of eschatology to the life, activity, and hope of the church in the world, Issues addressed include the understanding of time; the nature of eschatological imagery; the status of apocalyptic and millenarian language; and the political and ecological context of modern eschatology.
This important collection offers sober theological reflection on issues attracting widespread attention at the turn of the turn of the millennium.