The language is figurative, he argues, and the heavenly temple is a metaphor for the eschatological
dwelling of God with his people in the world to come where Christ is now enthroned.
Such an ecclesiology, unlike the apologetic approaches of the time, would address the mystery of the church in all its dimensions, including its mission, full range of members, various traditions, need for reform, and eschatological
intended to be read only by the addressee," and contains entertaining anecdotes, philological and poetological discussions one would expect to find in the genre of philological "dictations" (amali), as well as witty references to Islamic eschatological
teachings, of both the hadith and kalam kind.
With a "Sharknado"-inspired visual style and a deeply weary lead performance from Nicolas Cage, "Left Behind" is cheap-looking, overwrought kitsch of the most unintentionally hilarious order, with its eschatological
bent representing its only real shot at box office redemption.
Part 2 covers the natural law as it applies (or may not apply--more on this below) to God's redeemed people in the covenants of grace and, therefore, looks at the new creation and its eschatological
Peguy believed Christianity's dominant eschatological
traditions promoted bourgeois individualism and apathy in the face of suffering.
Yong first builds on christological and eschatological
proposals regarding divine action, emphasizing the eschatological
nature of pneumatological divine action: the Spirit makes the kingdom of God present now by making the "new creation" present now (chapter three).
Most importantly, the nature of the church is itself eschatological
(29), defined by God s justifying word and anticipating the coming kingdom.
Attention is given to exploring continuity and discontinuity between Israel and the church as the restored, eschatological
Israel: God's missionary people today.
In other words, the church is an eschatological
Most intriguing for me was how eschatological
Americans were when they entered the war in the spring of 1917.
Three types of meaningful suffering can be identified in the Qur'an: Nonliberative suffering, time-specific liberative suffering, and eschatological