Tag Archives: Millennium

Regnum Caelorum and What Makes a Great Dissertation

For my eschatology class, I’m currently reading Charles E. Hill’s Regnum Caelorum: Patterns of Millennial Thought in Early Christianity (2nd ed., Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001). This book is a revision of Hill’s doctoral dissertation, which he completed under Rowan Williams at Cambridge … Continue reading

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In Layman’s Terms: Wirkungsgeschichte (2)

The interpretation of the millennium in the Apocalypse of John (Rev 20) has been contested throughout church history. Background and exegetical study of the text is indecisive; there really is no such thing as “the Bible says” on this one. … Continue reading

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