Even though Preston stresses the point that he is not idealizing some "golden age" in the WCC's social thinking before 1979, an "age" that should be repeated today, he still owes us the arguments in support of his own position in its own right, and not only as an alternative to "eschatological
This seems true enough, and Aziz al-Azmeh's 1995 JAL article "Rhetoric for the Senses," which provides spectacular examples of the Muslim eschatological
imagination, should have deserved a reference in this context.
engages great artistic depictions of the Last Judgment, Reformation theologies, and contemporary apocalyptic best sellers to reflect on the "eschatological
anticlimax" he sees among Catholics.
It is an eschatological
sanctuary, he argues, whose divine establishment distinguishes it recognizably from all structures made by people.
For these reasons the whole of theology and the whole life of the church is permeated with eschatological
hope and the life of Christ.
The redactional history of the Marian ecumenical text (provided in the appendix) indicates that the eschatological
interpretation (Section C: 52-63) was not in the first draft but developed within the study group's meetings at Paris (2001) and Chevetogne (2002).
For example, he dismisses consideration of prelapsarian anthropology as simply hypothetical in Maximus (80, 114), not recognizing that its lack of actual existence in time does not detract from its eschatological
The German picture of the eschatological
Jesus rests almost entirely on the "coming Son of Man" sayings, Borg stressed.
From the retroperspective of two centuries later, neo-Platonic, neo-Romantic, neo-Hegelian eschatological
impulses, intensified by a curiously mixed utopianist-pessimist messianism, appear as Weimar culture's most transhistorically relevant, transferable aspect--and therefore its most seductive feature.
According to Osieja, "triumph" in death, conceived as an eschatological
argument, is intended to ultimately confirm the validity of the Protestant faith.
Schwarzschild, as well as placing it in the context of Yoder's understanding of the eschatological
significance of Jewish-Christian reconciliation.
After this was pointed out, a different text, eschatological
in orientation, hoping for the day when Jews and Christians, will praise God with a single voice, was substituted.
Perhaps you will not see his progress from eschatological
Internet optimist to sour and beleaguered "Technorealist" as a thing of comedy.
Saint Augustine may have to be held accountable, nonetheless, Cahill observes, for "his willingness to allow considerable leeway in history for Christian compromise with secular and civic values and `necessities,' deferring eschatological
transformation of major dimensions of Christian practice from history to heaven." Heaven can wait, in other words.
Mullins entitled his sixty-four page chapter on eschatological
matters simply "Last Things." He took up such issues as death, the second coming of Christ, the millennium, resurrection, judgment, heaven, hell, and punishment.