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Chiliasm (Part 6): Irenaeus and Hippolytus

Irenaeus Heresy Fighter As Bishop of Lyon and a distinguished theologian, Irenaeus probably did more than anyone else to establish chiliasm in the west. He…

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Chiliasm (Part 5): Justin Martyr

Defense of Chiliasm Whereas Papias had assumed a chiliastic doctrine, with no concern to defend it, Justin formulated a biblical defense of chiliasm, which he…

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Chiliasm (Part 3): New Testament Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

Relevant New Testament Texts Outside the book of Revelation, there are few New Testament references to a possible messianic interregnum. First Corinthians 15:23–28 (cf. Col…

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Chiliasm (Part 2): Background

Jewish background to Christian chiliasm

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Isaac

Isaac and the Covenant Covenantal Offspring Isaac, the beloved son of Abraham, went to the altar as a sacrifice (Gen 22) at the apparent cost…

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Adam, Eve, and Seed of the Woman

First and Final Adam Adam was God’s created “image and likeness” (Gen 1:26–28) who foreshadowed Jesus Christ “the exact likeness of God” (2 Cor 4:4)…

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John Chrysostom
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A foretaste of Christmas

Jesus erased the curse, he triumphed over death, he opened paradise. He struck down sin, he opened wide the vaults of the sky…

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Annotated Bibliography

Here’s a really useful annotated bibliography on biblical theology.

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Prophetical Types (Part 3)

General Remarks about Prophetical Types Fairbairn deals with the problematic idea of a “double sense,” which he rejects in his comments on the second, third,…

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Three Classes of Types

Classes of types (Part 1): Old Testament Institutions, Historical Types, and God’s Word in Creation

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