Pauline Eschatology. Vos, Geerhardus. The Christian life is in its essence, an eschatological life. This classic work demonstrates that Paul’s theology of the last . The Pauline Eschatology, originally published in , includes a Geerhardus Vos () was born in the Netherlands and emigrated to the USA in. To unfold Paul’s eshatology, argues Vos, one must set forth his theology as a whole, not just his teaching on Christ’s return. Offers great insight into the structure.

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The whole of creation is on tip-toe to see the sons of God revealed, as the inanimate creation anticipates its own renewal, following instantly upon the resurrection of all the dead. Offers great insight into the structure of Pauline theology.

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Vos’s wife, Catherine, authored the well-known Child’s Story Bible. Apr 20, Paul rated it liked it. The idea of being raised with Christ speaks of the historical action, present reality, and future hope simultaneously. Inwhen Geerhardus was 19 years old, his father accepted a call to be the pastor of fschatology Christian Reformed Church congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Feb 10, Rob rated it really liked it. Helpful in the visual demonstration of this insight by Vos is his two-age diagram that is loosely depicted in this fashion found on page This is salvific thread is our security as Romans 8: Offers great insight into the structure of Pauline theology.


Doesn’t develop any filioquist themes, but the material is certainly there. InVos moved and joined the faculty of the Princeton Theological Seminary, where he became its first Professor of Biblical Theology.

In the Greek these times were thought to be imminent, whereas the Hebrew equivalent presents it in generality.

Pauline Eschatology

English Choose a language for shopping. As Vos puts it, “the ultimate is in a very important sense the normative, that to which every preceding stage will have to conform itself to voss the genuineness of its Christian character. Timothy Lee rated it it was amazing Jan 31, Another charge in difficulty with this eschatalogi- cal position lays in what is essentially the original sin, the desire for autonomy.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. He rightly contrasts Plato’s Two-Worlds with Paul’s Two-Ages, but he never fully capitalizes on that brilliant insight Indeed, one fears that if Vos is geerhaardus pressed hard enough, he himself would opt for the Platonic reading. There was a problem geerharsus reviews right now.

The essay on the eschatology of the Psalter included at the end is excellent. Without the guarantee of the work accomplished envisaged in es- chatology, we are unable to experience the fruit of salvation through the downpayment of the Holy Spirit in this age.

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Simon Wartanian rated it really liked it Apr 27, An interesting little work addressing Paul’s theology through the lens of eschatology. Great insights on the structure of New Testament eschatology and how it structures our view paulihe salvation.


Doesn’t develop any filioquist themes, but the material is certainly there. Vos can be difficult to digest, but he is a sure thing when it comes to theology. Tom rated it it was amazing Mar 03, Yes, this is an in depth and arguably brilliant work, but I did not enjoy reading it.

Vos greatly enhanced the conventional view of revelation and interpreted it as an eschatological movement of world eschatopogy, from Creation to Consummation, marked by the progressive self-unfolding character of redemptive history. Share your thoughts with other customers. The Pauline Eschatology by Geerhardus Vos.

As Vos would continue in saying, both of these are provided at the same moment.

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Omri rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Patterson 5 precedes soteriology. He gives a wonderful account of forensic justification’s relation to eschatology. Also, good insights on Christ’s relation to the Spirit. Amazon Restaurants Food wschatology from local restaurants.

Aug 31, Jay rated it really liked it Shelves: None of the concepts mentioned prior are of any value to a sinner unjustified before God.