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The Rapture Exposed The Message of Hope in The Book of Revelation by Barbara R. Rossing

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Published by Westview Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis,
  • Books of the New Testament,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • Bible Commentary,
  • Eschatology,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Christian Theology - Eschatology,
  • Christianity - Theology - Eschatology,
  • Christianity - General,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8024232M
ISBN 100813343143
ISBN 109780813343143

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Jul 04,  · This interpretation, based on a psychology of fear and destruction, guides the daily acts of thousands if not millions of people worldwide. In The Rapture Exposed, Barbara Rossing argues that this script for the world's future is nothing more than a disingenuous distortion of the Bible. The truth, Rossing argues, is that Revelation offers a vision of God's healing love for the world/5. Mar 30,  · This interpretation, based on a psychology of fear and destruction, guides the daily acts of thousands if not millions of people worldwide. In The Rapture Exposed, Barbara Rossing argues that 4/5(6). The Rapture Exposed I purchaced this book anticipating a book that would intellectually and Doctrinaly challenge the New Doctrine common in American Churches the Rapture 7 year tribulation Dispensationalist view on Revelation and Daniel. However What I read was a poor argument at best with little or no biblical references. Mar 29,  · Published in , just one year after astronaut Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, Lindsey's book appealed to people's desire for the adventure of space travel in describing the Rapture as the "ultimate" space trip/5(4).

Jun 16,  · The Rapture Exposed: The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation, by Barbara R. Rossing. Boulder CO: Westview Press. Hardcover, pages. US$ Barbara R. Rossing is ordained clergy in the ELCA, an associate professor of New Testament at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, and a former chaplain at Harvard Divinity School. The Rapture Exposed The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation by Barbara R. Rossing Reviewed November 16, , from a library book. May 26,  · In this book, Rossing covers the tenants of what she sees as one of the more popular modern interpretations of the Apocalypse, namely, the dispensational view of the rapture commonly portrayed in the Left Behind series written by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye. E-BOOK EXCERPT. The idea of “The Rapture”—the return of Christ to rescue and deliver Christians off the earth—is an extremely popular interpretation of the Bible's Book of Revelation and a jumping-off point for the best-selling “Left Behind” series of books.

Jul 06,  · The Rapture Exposed: The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation by Barbara R. Rossing The idea of "The Rapture" the return of Christ to rescue and deliver Christians off the earth is an extremely popular interpretation of the Bible's Book of Revelation and a jumping-off point for the best-selling "Left Behind" series of books. In "The Rapture Exposed," theologian Barbara Rossing uses the verb "fabricate" to examine the "Left Behind" series of novels by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins, and brilliantly refute their distortion of God's vision for the world. In The Rapture Exposed, Barbara Rossing argues that this script for the world's future is nothing more than a disingenuous distortion of the Bible, based on a psychology of fear. The Rapture Exposed reclaims Christianity from fundamentalists' destructive reading of the /5(4). Aug 22,  · Book Review–The Rapture Exposed, by Barbara R. Rossing Posted on August 22, by tristansherwin “ The Rapture Exposed: The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation ” is a full on exorcism of the damaging theology and practice that arises from adopting the end-times ideas espoused by the (sadly and revealingly) popular Left Behind.