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Four Views on Heaven

Four Views on Heaven

by John S. Feinberg, Zondervan , Michael E. Wittmer, J. Richard Middleton, Michael Allen and Peter Kreeft

Discover and understand the different Christian views of what heaven will be like. Christians from a variety of denominations and traditions are in middle of an important conversation about the final destiny of the saved. Scholars such as N. T. Wright and J. Richard Middleton have pushed back against the traditional view of heaven, and now some Christians ar… Read more…

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Four Views on Heaven

by John S. Feinberg, Zondervan , Michael E. Wittmer, J. Richard Middleton, Michael Allen and Peter Kreeft

Narrated by Feinberg, John S.

Discover Different Christian Views on What Heaven Will Be LikeChristians from a variety of denominations and traditions are in middle of an important conversation about the final destiny of the saved. Scholars such as N. T. Wright and J. Richard Middleton have pushed back against the traditional view of heaven, and now some Christians are pushing back agains… Read more…

Abraham's Silence: The Binding of Isaac, the Suffering of Job, and How to Talk Back to God

Abraham's Silence: The Binding of Isaac, the Suffering of Job, and How to Talk Back to God

by J. Richard Middleton

It is traditional to think we should praise Abraham for his willingness to sacrifice his son as proof of his love for God. But have we misread the point of the story? Is it possible that a careful reading of Genesis 22 could reveal that God was not pleased with Abraham's silent obedience?Widely respected biblical theologian, creative thinker, and pu… Read more…

A New Heaven and a New Earth: Reclaiming Biblical Eschatology

A New Heaven and a New Earth: Reclaiming Biblical Eschatology

by J. Richard Middleton

In recent years, more and more Christians have come to appreciate the Bible's teaching that the ultimate blessed hope for the believer is not an otherworldly heaven; instead, it is full-bodied participation in a new heaven and a new earth brought into fullness through the coming of God's kingdom. Drawing on the full sweep of the biblical narrative, J… Read more…

Kairos Moment for Caribbean Theology

Kairos Moment for Caribbean Theology

by J. Richard Middleton and Garnett Roper

The project of developing a contextual theology for the Caribbean was first articulated in the early 1970s in Trinidad and Jamaica. In the years since, many evangelical churches and theologians in the Caribbean have been ambivalent about the validity of this project, assuming that an emphasis on context was somehow antithetical to the pure gospel. But the cr… Read more…

The Liberating Image: The Imago Dei in Genesis 1

The Liberating Image: The Imago Dei in Genesis 1

by J. Richard Middleton

For two thousand years, Christians have been intrigued by the somewhat enigmatic Imago Dei references in the book of Genesis. Much theological ink has been spilled mulling over the significance and meaning of these words: "Let us make humanity in our image, according to our likeness . . . "In The Liberating Image, J. Richard Middleton takes on anew… Read more…