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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For a Christian, the fulfillment and the promise of the kingdom of Comming is one of the most difficult concepts to wrap our minds around even though we live it from day to day.

Who knows how much of this was caused by reading the English translation rather than the original Dutch not that I could have even if I wanted to. The most natural view is that ‘petra’ is simply a repetition of ‘petros. It is also the best single book on the entire subject I have ever read. As a product of lateth century European schooling, he spends more time interacting with students of the German liberal critical school than advancing his own exegesis of the relevant texts.


Buy the selected items together This item: Riddebos spends a lot of time shadow-boxing dead German liberals and avoids some painfully pressing texts. There is tbe one way in which we may explain this, and that is the coalescence of two motifs in Matthew and Mark English Choose a language for shopping.

The Coming of the Kingdom

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Reading can be difficult. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Studies in New Testament TheologyPaul: When studying the Kingdom of God, I go to Ridderbos quite often. A great textbook for New Testament Theology and eschatology. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Lists with This Book. There is a perennial temptation in Reformed thought to ridderbs Jesus-in-the-gospels as maybe good for children who are ignorant and need a good story, but the real meat, the real important stuff is the Systematic theology taught by Paul, especially in Romans.

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The Coming of the Kingdom

There is no doubt that the former sense, especially that of dominion as the exercise of royal dignity, is the most prominent usage of the word in various central pronouncements. Ridderbos works through the synoptic Gospels looking at the central, biblical theme of the Kingdom of God.


Ridderbos’ work is much to be recommended for the uplifting of soul and mind as Christians ponder our unique life in the kingdom of God through Jesus Christ. Nicholas rated it really liked it Mar 17, It is a veritable treasure house of informative and stimulating exegesis of large segments of the synoptic texts.

Michelle rated it hegman was amazing Jul 25, Daniel Schrock rated it it was amazing Oct 21, Very dense, slow reading as it was translated from dutch, but a very important read. Read more Read less. Write a customer review.

Open Preview See a Problem? This conception is borne out by a whole series of parables about the kingdom of God. No one perhaps has approached him in the comprehensiveness of the treatment of this matter. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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