Plowshares & Pruning Hooks: Rethinking the Language of Biblical Prophecy and Apocalyptic

Plowshares & Pruning Hooks: Rethinking the Language of Biblical Prophecy and Apocalyptic

by D. Brent Sandy
     
 

D. Brent Sandy carefully considers the language and imagery of prophecy and apocalyptic, how it is used, how it is fulfilled within Scripture, and how we should read it against the horizon of our future.See more details below

Overview

D. Brent Sandy carefully considers the language and imagery of prophecy and apocalyptic, how it is used, how it is fulfilled within Scripture, and how we should read it against the horizon of our future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830826537
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
10/22/2002
Pages:
263
Sales rank:
948,468
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. What Makes Prophecy Powerful?
2. What Makes Prophecy Problematic?
3. How Does the Language of Prophecy Work?
4. How Does the Language of Destruction and Blessing Work?
5. How Does the Language of Apocalyptic Work?
6. How Have Prophecies Been Fulfilled?
7. How Will Prophecies Be Fulfilled?
Conclusion
Appendix A: Common English and French Metaphors
Appendix B: Language of Blessings and Curses
Appendix C: End-Times Imagery in the New Testament
Notes
Subject Index
Scripture Index

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