By J. Richard Middleton

lately, a growing number of Christians have come to understand the Bible's educating that the last word blessed desire for the believer isn't really an otherworldly heaven; as an alternative, it's full-bodied participation in a brand new heaven and a brand new earth introduced into fullness throughout the coming of God's state. Drawing at the complete sweep of the biblical narrative, J. Richard Middleton unpacks key previous testomony and New testomony texts to make a case for the hot earth because the applicable Christian desire. He indicates its moral and ecclesial implications, exploring the variation a holistic eschatology could make for dwelling in a damaged world.

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