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Heaven (Theology in Community)

Format: Digital
, 2014
ISBN: 9781433527814


Our culture has a lot to say about heaven. But too much of it is based more on imaginative speculation or “supernatural” experiences than on the Bible itself. In the latest addition to the Theology in Community series, Christopher Morgan and Robert Peterson have assembled an interdisciplinary team of evangelical scholars to explore the doctrine of heaven from a variety of angles. Among other contributors, Ray Ortlund examines the concept of heaven in the Old Testament, Gerald Bray explores the history of theological reflection about heaven, and Ajith Fernando looks at persecuted saints’ special relationship to heaven in the New Testament. This team of first-rate scholars offers modern readers a comprehensive overview of this often misunderstood topic—shedding biblical light on the eternal hope of all Christians.

  • List of Abbreviations
  • Series Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • 1 Learning about Heaven by Robert A. Peterson
  • 2 Heaven in the Old Testament by Raymond C. Ortlund Jr.
  • 3 Heaven in the Synoptic Gospels and Acts by Jonathan T. Pennington
  • 4 Heaven in Paul’s Letters by Stephen J. Wellum
  • 5 Heaven in the General Epistles by Jon Laansma
  • 6 Heaven in John’s Gospel and Revelation by Andreas J. Köstenberger
  • 7 Pictures of Heaven by Robert A. Peterson
  • 8 The History of Heaven by Gerald Bray
  • 9 Angels and Heaven by Stephen F. Noll
  • 10 Heaven for Persecuted Saints by Ajith Fernando
  • 11 The Hope of Heaven by David B. Calhoun
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Name Index
  • Subject Index
  • Scripture Index