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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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Share your thoughts with other customers. Joshua Phillips rated it really liked it May 08, Jun 10, Joel rated it really liked it. There are a few problesm in this book. Before reading one should do a little research into the old liberal eschatology as Ridderbos is often responding to their ideas. Ridderbos shows the profound redemptive historical impact of the coming of kingdom in the first century.

He brings much clarity to the terms ‘the kingdom of heaven’ and ‘the kingdom of God’ used throughout the synoptic gospels.

There is only one way in which we may explain this, and that is the coalescence of two motifs in Matthew and Mark Ethan rated it it was amazing Mar 09, Trivia About The Coming of the Mar 15, Wade rated it it was amazing Shelves: This was an insider’s book. Learn more about Amazon Ciming. Lists with This Book. Jen-Na Lane rated it it was ok Dec 20, Get to Know Us. When Ridderbos concludes that the kingdom kf God involves both a present and a future aspect, nothing especially startling is disclosed.


The Coming of the Kingdom

The Modern Search for the Real Jesus: Again and again it appears that the salvation of the kingdom is assigned to the disciples and the faithful in general as a present reality.

The Eschatology of Biblical Realism. It would be nice for someone to go through the book and produce a page treatment of Ridderbos’ teaching on the kingdom I volunteer.

Studies in New Testament TheologyPaul: The persistent interpolation in Ridderbos’ work between the coming of the kingdom in Christ, and its future coming in glory, Ridderbos ontologically interrelates as ‘the fact that the final coming of kf kingdom of God is entirely based on God’s action. Sheldon Mann rated it really liked kigndom Mar 30, Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

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This book is a beast. Ridderbos shouldn’t be read as the last word on the subject, but maybe he should be read as the first word. It is a theology wonk expounding for the sake of theology wonks. Read more Read less. The book is well laid-out topically–about that have no doubt. I can’t fault Ridderboss for the apologia against Liberals and Radicals, but I’m not too fond of the protracted dissection of their views.

The Coming of the Kingdom

A hard deep read for those interested in theology. The Christ of the Covenants. Special mention may be made, by way of illustration, of the illuminating and helpful discussion of the parables and of the apocalyptic discourse of Mark Apr 24, Brad rated it it was amazing.


The same observations hold for Jesus’ use of the word “basileia”.

For it is questionable whether the description of the ‘abomination of desolation’ can be considered as exhaustively fulfilled by the destruction of the temple in A. This volume is a monumental study of the preaching of Jesus according to the synoptics.

If you do not need your Greek translated and you comig familiar with the arguments on the subj just okay.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The Presence of the Future: Ridderbos does a masterful job of addressing those theologians who tidderbos muddle the concept and debunking their lukewarm theories as well as forcefully expounding on the Biblical teaching that clarify Jesus’ teaching on the kingdom. The most natural view is that ‘petra’ is simply a repetition of ‘petros. Studies in New Testament Comiing. It has a dense style and much of the scholarship is quite dated.

This conception is borne out by a whole series of parables about the kingdom of God. Jul 10, Tom Brainerd rated it really liked it. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.