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Bible Prophecy: Failure or Fulfillment?
by Tim Callahan
As the year 2000 rapidly approaches, many claim we are living in the end times. Are we? Is our world coming to an end as described in the Book of Revelations? No , says author Tim Callahan, in BIBLE PROPHECY, as he subjects the prophecies of the Bible to rigorous questions.
Hardcover, 274 pages
Published April 1st 1997 by Millennium Press
(first published January 1st 1997)
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This book presents an overview of numerous prophecies and apocalyptic literature from the Old Testament and the book of Revelations, asking the question of whether they represent legitimate predictions of future events, or whether they were self-fulfilled, written after the fact, educated guesses, or have other, non-mystical explanations. It was written in the 90s, in response to a number of "end times" books by Hal Lindsey and others, and as such, it references works I haven't read. I'm familia ...more
Anyone (like me) who grew up in the christian version of American culture (or any culture for that matter)has heard copious claims about the veracity of the bible and bible prophecy. Every incarnation of christianity has its own take on how much of the bible is "true." Callahan deftly takes on those fundamentalists who state adamantly that every word sprang from the lips of god himself and quite convincingly argues otherwise. Using a close examination of the bible text compared with the claims o ...more