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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This working backwards of sorts has provided an opportunity to look ahead at our inheritance while paradoxically enjoying of it what is already in our possession. This eschatalogical insight would seem mystical as Vos would explain, however eschatalogy in its purest sense lends itself to mystical overtones even apart from Pauline thought.
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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.
Yes, this is an in depth and arguably brilliant work, but I did not enjoy reading it. He is sometimes called the father of Reformed Biblical Theology. You can try and put a gloss on the rapture, but in the end the reality is unavoidable. Aug 07, E rated it liked it. The resurrection-theme Vos held as central to recreation: When he stays out of the weeds of combating early-twentieth century liberal scholarship, he writes well. Return to Book Page. The Eschatology of the Old Testament.
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Read more Read less. Product details Paperback Publisher: Despite his opposition to the growing modernist influence at Princeton in the late s, he decided to remain at Princeton Seminary after the formation of Westminster Theological Seminary by Machen, as he was close to retirement. A Study in Paul’s Soteriology.
It was incredibly heavy in Greek and Vos insists on using five dollar words when ten cent words will more than suffice.
The taunt of the masses, who feel themselves discriminated 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.
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This age or world Vos builds from this framework into the interaction between this eschatology and so- teriology by delving into the order between the two. By Faith, Not By Sight: Geerhardks wife, Catherine, authored the well-known Child’s Story Bible.
This book demonstrates just how important eschatology truly is, and that eschatology truly does precede soteriology. Apr 20, Paul rated it liked it. All will be brought by God to be with Jesus at His coming. Share your thoughts with other customers. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
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Lists with This Book. Open Preview See a Problem? Helpful in the visual demonstration of this insight by Vos is his two-age diagram that is loosely depicted in this fashion found on page Vos can be difficult to digest, but he is a sure thing when it comes to theology.
Patterson 6 laid of supernaturalism, Vos highlights pau,ine this is not unique to Pauline thought as Je- sus himself has received this criticism.