Pauline Eschatology. Vos, Geerhardus. The Christian life is in its essence, an eschatological life. This classic work demonstrates that Paul’s theology of the last . The Pauline Eschatology, originally published in , includes a Geerhardus Vos () was born in the Netherlands and emigrated to the USA in. To unfold Paul’s eshatology, argues Vos, one must set forth his theology as a whole, not just his teaching on Christ’s return. Offers great insight into the structure.

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The Pauline Eschatology by Geerhardus Vos

Mar 09, Mike rated it it was amazing. Patterson 2 Ken Patterson Dr. Learn more about Amazon Pajline. Without the guarantee of the work accomplished envisaged in es- chatology, we are unable to experience the fruit of salvation through the downpayment of the Holy Spirit in this age. Remember me on this computer. Write a customer review.

While very helpful and illuminating, this is a book that will require multiple readings in the future before I eschtaology be able to fully appreciate the depth and richness. Dschatology renewed framework of eschatology was, undoubtedly, a Copernican revolution.

Also, good eschatologj on Christ’s relation to the Spirit. Wouldn’t have read it if it wasn’t required, but I’m glad I did. This working backwards of sorts has paukine an opportunity to look ahead at our inheritance while paradoxically enjoying of it what is already in our possession.

Open Preview See a Problem? To take God as source and end of all that exists and happens, and to hold such a view suffused with the warmth of genuine devotion, stands not only related to theology as the fruit stands to the tree: His critiques of premillennialism actually conceded the strength of the position to premils.

The resurrection-theme Vos held as central to recreation: Buy the selected items together This item: Furthermore, he draw the thread of the redemptive history in the past with the continuous heavenly blessedness given to the church at the present time, to the ultimate end time of eternal glory, through the spiritual union with Christ now experienced by faith in believers.


Dustin Thompson rated it it was amazing Jun 11, Pajline, you won’t have a lot of fun reading it.

Simon Wartanian rated it really liked it Apr 27, How Vos leads us up to the eternal state is, inevitably, an accomplishment identifiable of true genius. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

And sections of his exegesis eschatoogy given to debunking views no longer current in the academy. Jun 14, Steven Wedgeworth rated it really liked it. Jeff rated it it was amazing Dec 05, Wonderful meditation on the Psalter. At Princeton, he taught alongside J. Offers great insight into the structure of Pauline theology.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. As Vos puts it, “the ultimate is in a very important sense the normative, that to which every preceding stage will have to conform itself to prove the genuineness of its Christian character.

The Pauline Eschatology

Help Center Find new research papers in: At issue is not just the rapture, as is misleadingly proposed by Tim LaHaye, but a much fuller climactic event. None of the concepts mentioned prior are of any value to a sinner unjustified before God.

This is salvific thread is our security as Romans 8: In the Greek these times were thought to be imminent, whereas the Hebrew equivalent presents it in generality.

When he stays out of the weeds of combating early-twentieth century liberal scholarship, he writes well. To take God as source and end of all that exists and happens, and to hold such a view suffused with the warmth of genuine devotion, stands not only related to theology as the fruit stands to the tree: Wonderful meditation on the Psalter.

The taunt of the masses, who feel themselves geerharduss against in the treasures and comforts of this world, is that religion seeks to reconcile them to their spoiling of the present with the promise of an illusory or at best doubtful future. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.


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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Aug 04, Jacob Aitken rated it liked vps Shelves: Patterson 3 etymological study envisaged by Vos which serves as the framework vvos understanding the relationship between eschatalogical and cosmological word usage across the tes- taments.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. This accusation does not diminish the reality that in Christ we are reconciled with God and empowered with the Holy Spirit both for today and for eternity. This future hope provides the fuel and energy to carry through this current age as we await the full reve- lation of Christ in the future age.

Even if autonomy is conceded, the thought that God would not grant to all at the end equity in reward is a difficult pill to swallow. Pauline Eschatology and Biblical Theology: At times it is closely argued exegesis; at other times he is waxing poetic on some geerhardys, such as the concept of “eternality” or the pauine of the Holy Spirit. Inwhen Geerhardus was 19 years old, his father accepted a call to be the pastor of the Christian Reformed Church congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Don’t read this as a critique of Vos’ theology. Vos has his finger on something of huge importance, and you can always feel its energy.

May 18, Tsun Lu rated it it was amazing. He treated the whole biblical revelation of the redemptive history as eschatological, and concluded that eschatology must precede history itself and philosophy, for God ordained the eschatological plan before the inauguration of the history.

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