Item description for Last Days Handbook: Revised and Updated by Robert P. Lightner...
This classic, easy-to-understand overview of the different views of the Millennium and Rapture has been newly expanded and updated. A popular resource for anyone who wants to understand biblical prophecy, Last Days Handbook has helped thousands prepare for the future.
Dr. Lightner clarifies the major views evangelicals hold regarding the Rapture, the Second Coming of Christ, the Great Tribulation, the Kingdom of God, and the Millennium.
New sections explore the meaning of the year 2000 for biblical prophecy and answer nearly 50 Frequently Asked Questions about Bible prophecy. Other additions include illustrated charts and tables, plus updated notes and sources, making Dr. Lightner's book a better value than ever. As we approach the year 2000, this book speaks to the groundswell of interest in prophecy and end-times events. Last Days Handbook, Revised and Updated is an easy-to-understand overview of Bible prophecy that will appeal to a wide spectrum of readers.
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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.54" Width: 5.6" Height: 0.53" Weight: 0.69 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2005
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1597520896 ISBN13 9781597520898
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More About Robert P. Lightner
ROBERT LIGHTNER is professor Emeritus of SystematicTheology at Dallas Theological Seminary where he began serving the Lord in 1968. Dr.Lightner is also adjunct professor of the theology at The Theological Seminary in Forth Worth-TX. He holds a Th.B.from Baptist Bible Seminary, a TH.M and Th.D.from Dallas Theological Seminary, and an M.L.A from Sothern Methodist University in Dallas. He is also author of numerous books on theology, apologetics, and prophecy, including Sin, Salvation, and the Savior; The Handbook of Evangelical Theology; and the Death Christ Died, He lives in Garland, TX.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Last Days Handbook: Revised and Updated?
Well Balanced and Informative Oct 30, 2007
For all of the books written about the "End Times"; most are written from one perspective, alienating and discounting the other views. Lightner, lays all of the views on the table, and does well not make any particular view sound stupid. The best point he makes is that; no matter what view you believe, we all need to behave in loving ways toward each other.
Balanced view May 29, 2005
In The Last Days Handbook, Mr. Lightner does a very good job of explaining a variety of views of eschatology. He explains the amillennial, millennial, and pre-millennial views of the end times. He then expands on the last describing the pre-tribulation, mid-trib, post-trib, pre-wrath and a couple of other views of when the rapture will occur. If that's all he did, his work would be invaluable to the layman but he goes further.
He explains the advantages and disadvantages of each view and how closely they hold to scripture. He also lists prominent theologians that hold to the various views.
This book wasn't written to convince you that one view is better than the others (although I think it's obvious to anyone with an open mind). Instead, it provides the background information so that you can better perform your own research and come to your own conclusions. The book does exactly what it's supposed to do and it does it in a way that is neither argumentative nor condescending.