eschatology

As you may know, that Left Behind movie came out this week. I thought this would be a perfect time to remind everyone that the Bible ENCOURAGES us to get left behind. We are supposed to stay here. HERE, on earth. Where the kingdom of God is coming. I wrote…

Happy Moltmann Monday! Today’s selection comes from God in Creation where Moltmann distinguishes the difference between a parable and a promise: It is theologically necessary to view created things as real promises of the kingdom; and it is equally necessary, conversely, to understand the kingdom of God as the fulfillment,…

Recently I’ve been reading McIntyre (and if you haven’t, read After Virtue as it should be on a very short list of must reads) and discussing it at Geek Squad each week.  (As an aside, Geek Squad is exactly what it sounds like–a group of self-admitted geeks sitting around talking…

Oh, dear.  What a week we had.  Between the CDC posting an article about preparing for the zombie apocalypse to the dire (and false) predictions of Harold Camper, it seems everyone became fixated on discussions about the end of the world.  But have no fear.  It’s Moltmann Monday, and I…

Reason 2: He rescued eschatology from irrelevance. It’s not easy to talk about the end of the world. Jesus followers have been debating and discussing these matters for over two thousand years with a wide variation of answers. To put these diverse views on a scale, we can say there…

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