It is a treasure house of informative and stimulating exegesis, treating large segments of the synoptic texts. Herman Ridderbos presents a study of the kingdom. The Coming of the Kingdom has ratings and 15 reviews. Zack said: There is gold in them hills. But them hills are made of solid granite! Though th. The Coming of the Kingdom (Ridderbos). Image 1 Herman Ridderbos was professor of new Testament Studies in the Theological Seminary at Kampen, and .
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Riddebos spends a lot of time shadow-boxing dead German liberals and avoids some painfully pressing texts. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is a theology wonk expounding for the sake of theology wonks.
I won’t kinggdom reading through it again, but I will refer to it when handling the subjects riddergos God’s Kingdom, Christ’s mission, and the interpretation of some notably difficult texts.
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The Coming of the Kingdom
This conception is borne out by a whole series of parables about the kingdom of God. Tremendous work focusing on the centrality of the Kingdom in Scripture, both the ‘already’ and the ridedrbos yet’ realities. Very dense, slow reading as it was translated from dutch, but a very important read.
Matt Figura rated it it was amazing May 01, Coming of the Kingdom by Herman N. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. There is no doubt that the former sense, especially that of dominion as the exercise of royal dignity, is the most prominent usage of the word in various central pronouncements. And the discussion in this connection of such subjects as the kingdom in relation to Satan’s defeat and preset working, the miracles as present power and as signs of the future, the parables, and the integration of Jesus’ ministry with the coming of the kingdom is highly rewarding.
Ridderbos’ work is much to be recommended for the uplifting of soul and mind as Christians ponder our unique life in the kingdom of God through Jesus Christ.
Don’t get me wrong, there were some helpful sections. The book is well laid-out topically–about that have no doubt. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?
Apr 14, Craig Stewart rated it really liked it. There is a perennial temptation in Reformed thought to see Jesus-in-the-gospels as maybe good for children who are ignorant and need a good story, but the real meat, the real important stuff is the Systematic theology taught by Paul, especially in Romans.
He states, “The first thing to do is to establish that there is no material difference between the terms ‘kingdom of heaven’ and ‘kingdom of God.
To Zacchaeus of Jericho Jesus says with great emphasis: A magisterial piece on the ‘now’ and ‘future’ dual aspect of the Kingdom of God proclaimed by Jesus. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Jul 10, Tom Brainerd rated it really liked it.
A must-read for anyone teaching, preaching, or studying the synoptic gospels. This also makes the book redundant and repetitive at points. A great, yet dense and difficult tome. Ridderbos works through the synoptic Gospels looking at the hdrman, biblical theme of the Kingdom of God.
So every conception that the kingdom of heaven is an exclusively religious-ethical good, a spiritual community or kinvdom social order within the limits of this world is in open conflict with the gospel. But the author’s treatment of this subject wins unqualified admiration when rhe takes account of the manner in which, in the context of a thorough and minute examination of the arguments of the representatives of “consistent eschatology” and “realized eschatology,” he surveys the pertinent data and evaluates the issues with exceptional exegetical ability.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It is a veritable treasure house of informative and stimulating exegesis of large segments of the synoptic texts. Sheldon Mann rated it really liked it Mar 30, Add both to Cart Add both to List. hermwn
The Coming of the Kingdom by Herman N. Ridderbos
A tome written to be a tome, for its own sake, does not make for good reading. The Presence of the Future: The same observations hold for Jesus’ use of the word “basileia”. Ridderbos can get us to Ridderbos shouldn’t be read as the last word on the subject, but maybe he should riddrbos read as the first word.