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The Man of Sin: Uncovering the Truth about the Antichrist

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Who is the Antichrist and when will he come? Find out with this thorough, biblical examination of the doctrine of the Antichrist. From the author of A Case for Amillenialism.
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Published June 1st 2006 by Baker Books (first published 2006)
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Dennis Beery
Nov 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An excellent exposition of the scriptures relating to Antichrist as seen through an amillennial lens. Riddlebarger doesn't fall into the trap of setting dates and other unbiblical speculation, but goes as far as the scriptures allow and no farther.
Eric Chappell
Riddlebarger offers exegetical and responsible guidance on the doctrine of the Antichrist. The benefit of this book is that it is clear and organized--clearly a product of extensive research and reflection. In the first chapter, he chastens contemporary evangelicalism's obsession with eschatology in general and the Antichrist in particular. Second, a survey of OT forerunners of the Antichrist is presented: Cain, Nimrod, Pharaoh, Nebuchadnezzar. Third, preliminary considerations concerning the es ...more
Adolphus Writer
Apr 02, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was an even handed review of all major, current understandings of the millennium. The author also covers views throughout Church history. It's interesting to see that even the Puritans were susceptible to end times fever. All along, the author does not hide that he is in favor of amillennialism. The take away for me is that religious and secular leaders will persecute the visible Church over the centuries (as we can all witness) until that time (which no one knows but the Father) when the f ...more
Andrew
May 16, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was an excellent scholarly and yet very readable book on a complex topic. Riddlebarger writes with great clarity and succinctness. Riddlebarger holds an amillenial view of Scripture. I found his summative conclusions on pp167ff to be extremely helpful in tying together his case. I would recommend this book highly to anyone with interest in this subject.
Christopher  Waugh
Good. Gave a good description of Nero, and early Christian persecution, but failed in dating relevant canon texts.
Peter Clegg
Nov 29, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book gave more knowledge of eschatology for sure but the heavy amillenialism leaning prevent me from giving it five stars. I'm not positive all the information given is correct.
Trevor Binkley
Aug 19, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great companion for A Case for Amillennialism (his first book). Clears up the Christian pop-culture of Eschatology mistranslations.
Cbarrett
Oct 17, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very helpful on this subject without all the nuttiness that typically comes with this subject.
Jeromy Peacock
5 stars = Yearly re-read
4 stars = Re-read eventually
3 stars = Very Good
2 stars = OK
1 stars = Pass on this one.
0 stars = Couldn't finish it.
Elmarie
Nov 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Excellent read !!
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Dr. Riddlebarger is a minister in the United Reformed Churches of North America and currently pastors Christ Reformed Church in Anaheim, CA. He is also visiting professor of systematic theology at Westminster Seminary California and a frequent contributor to Tabletalk and Modern Reformation. He has written two books on the end times: A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times, and The ...more
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