It Represents Approximately 1975
The Difference Your Eschatology Makes
Eschatology is a topic of serious theological discussion that has suffered rather badly in it's narrow treatment by both ends of the theological spectrum. While liberals have tended to reduce the subject to symbolic mythology or a realized sociology, conservatives have been guilty of succumbing to the threat of Marx that religion in general and eschatology in particular would become the otherworldly opiate that sedates people with hope without engaging them in any significant present. When defined by either extreme, the serious student is left with either a bankrupt model leading to social activism or a commitment to revise his text on when Jesus is really coming every time the historical climate changes.
In truth eschatology should never be reduced to either of these dead ends. …
- It Represents Approximately 1975
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