To the modern mind Boyd's picture of the eschaton
is a good deal more controversial than Sanders' or Moltmann's.
20:6 `the almost certain implication that [for 2 Baruch] the eschaton
still has not arrived' (p.
The missio Spiritus thus generates ongoing surprises that involve the crossing of borders so that agents of mission continually find the lines between "insiders" and "outsiders" being blurred--at least on this side of the eschaton
, a time during which we all see through a glass only dimly.
To an audience sympathetic to Enochic Judaism, Noah is a hero, a type of the one who will lead a righteous remnant at the eschaton
51) Ultimately, for Pannenberg, in the eschaton
, that is, in the future of God, God will declare final truth.
The doctrine of the eschaton
is not usually included among the array of Christian and Catholic social principles.
Voegelin tended to focus on the changed relationship to the future in what he famously called the "immanentization of the eschaton
In the writings of Cyril of Jerusalem, Jews represented a threatening menace to catechumens or those not fully immersed in the orthodox faith; however, the Jews and their influence would ultimately be defeated in the eschaton
In the Orthodox perspective the eucharist is a missionary event; through it the eschaton
becomes a reality and the church is transformed into an icon of the kingdom.
Instead, it confesses and experiences the Christ-event as a paradoxical unification of the eschaton
Primacy is given to a unique, incarnate, and resurrected Christ attested to by history who brings universal hope now but also justice for all in the eschaton
Seeking unity through difference allows the eschaton
to emerge in the present.
Fourth is a belief that the eschaton
is imminent (if not immanent).
Newbigin's argument from the eschaton
moves the premise of his thesis from the example of some churches, to the terminus of all churches, as the bride of Christ made ready for the bridegroom.
So while Haught asserts God as the ultimate realization or fulfillment of this dynamical system that is the universe, it is not clear what can be known concerning this eschatological vision, nor is it entirely clear that this eschaton
is consistent with the biblical narrative.