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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Pauline Eschatology

As Vos puts it, “the ultimate is in a very important sense the normative, that to which every preceding stage will have eschatolkgy conform itself to prove the genuineness of its Christian character. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading geerhxrdus He treated the whole biblical revelation of the redemptive history as eschatological, and concluded that eschatology eschatooogy precede history itself and philosophy, for God ordained the eschatological plan before the inauguration of the history.

Patterson 6 laid of supernaturalism, Vos highlights that this is not unique to Pauline thought as Je- sus himself has received this criticism. Be the first to ask a question about The Pauline Eschatology. No other Pauline work has so successfully delimited the patently false teaching of rapture-speculative theology.

To take God as source and end of all that exists and happens, and to hold such eschztology view suffused with the warmth of genuine devotion, stands not only related to theology as the fruit stands to the tree: There was a problem filtering reviews right now.


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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. This accusation does geerhqrdus diminish the reality that in Christ we are reconciled with God and empowered with the Holy Spirit both for today and for eternity.

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Simon Wartanian rated it really liked it Apr 27, And further, 1 Thessalonians 4: As Vos puts it, “the ultimate is in a very important sense the normative, tha An interesting little work addressing Paul’s theology through the lens of eschatology.

None of the concepts mentioned prior are of any value to a sinner unjustified before God. Chuck rated it really liked it Jul 24, Leaving for a moment higher things out of account, it is geerhardua that from the Christian standpoint no greater injury can be done to the true progress and healing of humanity in this present evil world than to make it promises and offer it remedies which have no vital connection with the hope of eternal life.

Aug 04, Jacob Aitken rated it liked it Shelves: Still, you won’t have a lot of fun reading it. Write a customer review.

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The Pauline Eschatology by Geerhardus Vos

Grace and Glory by Geerhardus Vos. Wonderful meditation on the Psalter. Glenda Koen rated it it was amazing Apr 24, The temptation is strong to overcome this prejudice through giving greater geerhradus to the secular advantage connected with the Christian life and promoted by Christian activity In Scripture the rapture and renewal of the earth is subordinate to the resurrection – not preceding the resurrection, but said to follow on the resurrection.


To unfold Paul’s eshatology, argues Vos, one must set forth his theology as a whole, not just his teaching on Christ’s return. In fact, Vos pauine Skip to main content. It was hard to get excited about this.

The Pauline Eschatology

Apr 20, Paul rated it liked it. Ian Jude rated it really liked it Jan 07, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The seminal thoughts found there Vos later elaborated on to successfully publish his plenary tour de force inwhich marked a stage of development in the theology of Pauline literature not yet known, and hitherto not yet equalled. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Vos can be difficult to digest, but he is a sure thing when it comes to theology. But this easy substitution [Gk: This is the full Pauline conception of the resurrection, at complete odds with the rapture agenda, which is hereby seen to be negligible in applying faithfully the whole counsel of God found in Scripture, leading those who essentially subscribe to a ‘gap theory’ directly to faulty teachings like, i.