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The Millennium

3.98  ·  Rating Details ·  53 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Modern Reformed Classic. This the Loraine Boettner's excellent overview of Eschatology. Compares and Contrasts Classic Christian Eschatology with the Newer System of Dispensationalism.
Paperback, 415 pages
Published January 1st 1992 by P & R Publishing (first published 1983)
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Dave Shulse
Aug 10, 2008 Dave Shulse rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Dispensationalists, Premils and Amillenialists
Talk about opening up the Bible in new and grand ways! This was the predominate view of the Puritans and is so overlooked today. It opens up the Prophetic Books, the Revelation, the Kingdom parables of Christ, and the Psalms in a way I had never known before. It is a good successor to the great deal of time I have spent reading Puritan writings and feeds the soul with hope that Christ rules all from his throne Today!
Chad Warner
Nov 28, 2016 Chad Warner rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Deep exposition of eschatology. Walks through 3 major views (Postmillennialism, Postmillennialism, Premillennialism). It opened my eyes to different interpretations. Author goes to the Bible to see what it really says, rather than what human interpretations say. I especially liked the exploration of the Great Tribulation.

The author believes and makes a pretty convincing case for Postmil. He seems to fairly present the other views before explaining why they're wrong. He spends most of book promot
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Todd Wilhelm
Jan 04, 2012 Todd Wilhelm rated it it was amazing
This book presents an excellent defense of the Postmillennial viewpoint. I wish every Christian would read it and give it the serious contemplation it deserves.

"In so far as the first century Christians looked for the Return of Christ in their generation they were merely reading their wishes into theology. Their vision of God's redemptive purpose was much too limited. Time has now extended nineteen centuries beyond their horizon, and has shown that God was working out a redemptive plan that was
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Scott Cox
Jan 17, 2016 Scott Cox rated it it was amazing
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Many Presbyterian theologians have held to the Postmillennial position, including such great men as Dr. W. G. T. Shedd, Dr. Robert L. Dabney, Dr. Augustus Strong, Dr. Charles Hodge, Dr. Robert Dabney, Dr. B.B. Warfield and Dr. John Murray to name just a few. Obviously Postmillennialism was the predominant viewpoint up to the early part of the 20th century when Premillennialism and Amillennialism became dominant in America and Dutch circles respectively. In true historic Presbyterian tradition, D ...more
Mike Reynolds
Very narrow overall. Deep respect for the author, but I repudiate the perspective that the world is ripening to perfection as seen in allegorizing the prophetic scriptures. My objections are too many to list.
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Loraine Boettner (1901-1990) was a Reformed Theologian, born on a farm in Linden, Missouri. After obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree from Tarkio College in 1925, he attended Princeton Theological Seminary where he studied Systematic Theology under Dr. Casper W. Hodge and received his Th.B. (1928) and Th.M. (1929). He taught Bible for eight years in Pikeville College, Kentucky. In 1933 he recei ...more
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