Item description for Heaven: Better by Far: Answers to Questions about the Believer's Final Hope by Oswald Sanders & J. Oswald Sanders...
Overview Sifting popular myth from biblical truth, Sanders presents a vivid picture of what the Bible says heaven is really like and reveals in clear detail what all people--both Christian and non-Christian--can expect in heaven.
Sanders combs the Scripture to learn about the Christian's final home: 'So incredibly glorious is heaven that we are compelled to express it in...symbols of granduer and majesty.'
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Studio: Discovery House Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.04" Width: 5.48" Height: 0.36" Weight: 0.41 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 1993
Publisher Discovery House Publishers
ISBN 0929239725 ISBN13 9780929239729
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More About Oswald Sanders & J. Oswald Sanders
Dr. John Oswald Sanders (1902-1992) was an international Christian preacher, missionary statesman, and prolific author for nearly seventy years and wrote over forty books on spiritual living. This respected Bible teacher and writer influenced Christians throughout the world for much of the twentieth century. He is primarily remembered for his Christian classic "Spiritual Leadership "and as the General Director of the Overseas Missionary Fellowship (formerly China Inland Mission). Dr. Sanders died in his native New Zealand in 1992 at the age of ninety.
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Scholarly, Insightful, Reflective Aug 16, 2005
Robert K. DeVries tells us in the foreward that Sanders' motivation for writing this book was that as he neared the end of his life, he was researching his future destination. In so doing he brought passion to the work, supplemented by the skills of a scholar. There are various types of books on heaven, some very subjective in their approach, others from a more analytical view. This book presents a look at the evidence, but with zeal and enthusiasm.
He has done a commendable job of reviewing the literature of what other scholars have said on the subject and adds his own research to what he has found. He even presents varying viewpoints on different issues before saying where he stands and why.
The vast majority of this book is excellent. Toward the end I find a weakness. He interprets certain passages in the Bible as symbolic which I see as literal. I think he is just wrong. Other sections of the book, however are quite good.