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
At issue is not just the rapture, as is misleadingly proposed by Tim LaHaye, but a much fuller climactic event. English Choose a language for shopping. Inwhen Geerhardus was 19 years old, his father accepted a call to be the pastor of the Christian Reforme Geerhardus Johannes Vos was an American Calvinist theologian and one of the most distinguished representatives of the Princeton Theology. 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.
In OT times ‘eschatology’ eschahology connected to the Hebrew word, aharit; rabbis would usually introduce the teaching of the messianic age with this specific word, which literally translated means ‘hindmost’ or ‘after that’.
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Vos has his finger on something of huge importance, and you can always feel its energy. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Vos studied at Princeton Theological Seminary and also became a minister.
This last Adam is our hope for vvos reversal of the first Adam, and this last Adam is our future hope for eternity. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
Read more Read less. Simon Wartanian rated it really liked it Apr 27, 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. Eschatology has historically been framed as a study at the end of dogmatics, yet Vos lays out a case in chapter two that can be simply summarized as a reversal of this standard order. Offers great insight into the structure of Pauline theology.
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.
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 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: It was hard to get excited about this. 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.
Leaving for a moment higher things out of account, it is obvious that from the Christian standpoint no greater injury can be done to the true progress and healing of humanity in this present evil world eschatologj to make it promises and offer it remedies which have no vital connection with the hope of eternal life.
His critiques of premillennialism actually conceded the strength of the position to premils.
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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. This is another one that isn’t really in English. Another charge in difficulty with this eschatalogi- cal position lays in what is essentially the original sin, the desire for autonomy.
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He giv Painful, tortured prose. None of the concepts mentioned prior are of any value to a sinner unjustified before God.