Vital . . . pertaining to life; essential; of critical importance.
Prophetic . . . relating the inspired declaration of God's will and purpose.
Issues . . . a point or matter, the decision of which is of special or public importance.
A dictionary can define the terms, but rightly dividing the prophetic passages of the Bible demands skillful study and balanced reflection upon the whole of Scripture.
Vital Prophetic Issues: Examining Promises and Problems in Eschatology draws upon the insights and study of numerous evangelical scholars and writers to address a variety of issues in the field of eschatology.
Some of the chapters included are
Basic Considerations in Interpreting Prophecy by John F. Walvoord
The Premillennial Interpretation of History by Ramesh P. Richard
The Necessity of Dispensationalism by Charles C. Ryrie
A New Look at Dispensationalism by Roy L. Aldrich
Christian readers, church leaders, and pastors will appreciate the helpful scholarship of Vital Prophetic Issues.
About the Author
Roy B. Zuck is Senior Professor Emeritus of Bible Exposition at Dallas Theological Seminary, where he taught for twenty-three years, including seven years as Vice President for Academic Affairs. He is editor of 'Bibliotheca Sacra' and coeditor of the widely acclaimed two-volume 'Bible Knowledge Commentary'. He has written or edited more than seventy books on Christian education and biblical and theological topics. His books include 'Teaching as Paul Taught', 'Spirit-Filled Teaching', and 'Basic Bible Interpretation'.