*FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Horae Apocalypticae is an eschatological study written by Edward Bishop Elliott. The book is, as its long-title sets out. Horae Apocalypticae; or, A Commentary on the Apocalypse, Critical and Historical; Including Also An Examination of the Chief Prophecies of Daniel ( . and killing them: —secondly, that the same remarkable period of 42 months, or days, which was noted in the Witnesses’ historyas that of heathenized.
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Advanced Search Search Tips. It will be especially valuable in our day as it absolutely apocalypticas the Jesuit inspired preterist system by conclusively proving a late date for the writing of the book of Revelation. Elliott also demonstrates the impossibility of the futurist system, which, like preterism, was also concocted as a system by the Jesuits to counteract the classic Reformation eschatology called historicism.
That this is no small issue is apoalypticae, as Kevin Reed exhibits in his book review a;ocalypticae “The Ecclesiology of John Foxe: University of California Press, ]” by citing Olsen when he writes.
The Counter Reformation is generally considered apocalypitcae have three aspects: In view of the significance of the Protestant apocalyptic interpretation of history which prophetically pinpointed step by step the events covering the whole Christian era from the beginning to the end, it seems justifiable to suggest a fourth aspect, namely the praeteristic Preterist-ed.
All the major Reformers and all the major Reformation creeds and confessions adopted the historicist position — and it is this position that Elliott so skillfully defends. Included in Horae Apocalypticae you will also find a very useful historical apocalyptice of who held which positions concerning eschatology, much history on the Roman empire and its interaction with Christianityhow the Reformation, Islam, etc. The Papacy is also shown to be the apocalyptic antichrist, which was a standard position among the Reformers.
Elliott also deals with Moses Stuart’s Preterism. Concerning Elliott’s Horae Apocalypticae H.
The “Horae Apocalypticae” of Elliott, which may well be considered as the most important and valuable commentary of the Apocalypse which has ever been writtenwas also called into existence by Futurist attacks on the Protestant interpretation of prophecy and the same would apply in our day, but even more so, as the classic Protestant system of interpretation for the book of Revelation is still being undermined by the Jesuit inspired Futurist system, but also, apocwlypticae [even in so-called “Reformed” circles] by the other Jesuit inspired system: When I first began to give attention to the subject some twenty years ago, it was the increasing prevalence among Christian men in our country of the Futurist system of Apocalyptic interpretation — a system which involved the abandonment of the opinion held by all the chief fathers and doctors of our Church respecting the Roman Popes and Popedom as the great intended antichristian power of Scripture-prophecy, — that suggested to me the desirableness and indeed the necessity, of a more thoroughly careful investigation of the whole subject than had been made previously.
For thereby I trusted that we might see God’s mind on the question; all engaged in that controversy being alike agreed as to the fact of its being expressed in this prophecy, rightly understood: Elliott’s Commentary was practically the work of the lifetime of one of the most learned and laborious expositors horwe modern times.
Like Gibbon’s “History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire,” to which it frequently refers, appcalypticae stands alone xpocalypticae its sphere, as a monumental work of surpassing value. The ten thousand references it contains to ancient and modern works bearing on the subject elucidated greatly enhance its value.
We may safely say that during the half century which has elapsed since it publication, no other work on historic lines of interpretation has appeared of equal importance History Unveiling Prophecy or Time as an Interpreterpp.
The ‘prince of preachers’ apocalupticae over 1, commentaries on the books of the Bible providing bible students and pastors with a valuable guide for selecting books for their libraries. His comments are often as entertaining as they are helpful.
Each apocaalypticae of the bible forms a chapter in this work. Spurgeon provides pithy analysis and offers his recommendation of the best commentary and those to avoid. When he reaches the book of Revelation his clear recommendation is E.
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He succinctly states that it was “the standard work”. It would surprise most Baptists today to realize that this most eminent Baptist preacher was himself an Historicist or Continuist as he called it then.
Elliott’s work was the standard work in because the Historicist interpretation was still the standard in Protestantism and this work had gone through 4 editions and had established itself as the standard within the Historicist school. Elliot had died three years horaw in ” from: John had the visions of the Apocalypse revealed appocalypticae him.
The chronological eras in which I thus mark the date, —eras perhaps the most famous in history,— suggest to us the two kingdoms between which, from thenceforward, was to lie the visible contest for the supremacy of the world.
Of the former kingdom the then living ruler and head was the Emperor Domitian, the last of the twelve Caesars; who was engaged at the time spoken of in a bitter persecution of the Christians in his empire: After traveling in Italy and Greece he was given the vicarage of Tuxford, Nottingham, inand later was made prebendary of Heytesbury, Wiltshire.
In he became incumbent of St. A member of the Evangelical school, he was an earnest promoter of missionary enterprise and an ardent advocate of premillennialism. Elliott was thoroughly equipped as a scholar and was deeply interested in prophecy, spending a lifetime in investigation and seeking to understand God’s mind thereon.
His Horae Apocalypticae Hours with the Apocalypse [literally ‘time with the Apocalypse’] is doubtless the most elaborate work ever produced on the Apocalypse Begun inits pages of often involved and overloaded text are buttressed by some 10, invaluable references to ancient and modern works bearing on the topics under discussion P erhaps its most unique feature is the concluding sketch of the rise and spread of the Jesuit counter systems Futurism and Preterism -ed. Holding unswervingly to the Historical School of interpretation Historicism -ed.
Sadly, one major warning needs to be given about this book. However valuable the contents are as a defense of historicism and the late date of the book of Revelationthe author adopted the premillennial heresy meaning a destructive heresy and not necessarily a damnable heresy; see George Gillespie’s Truth and Heresyfree at: Click here to download. Elliott to your wish list. Search Advanced Search Search Tips. Roman Catholicism, the Jesuits, Islam, etc.
Resource Details Apoca,ypticae Title:. Resource Description The title continues: University of California Press, ]” by citing Olsen when he writes, The Counter Reformation is generally considered to have three aspects: Gratton Guinness, writes, The “Horae Apocalypticae” of Elliott, which may well be considered as the most important and valuable commentary of the Apocalypse which has ever been writtenwas also called into existence by Futurist attacks on the Protestant interpretation of prophecy and the same would apply in our day, but even more so, as alocalypticae classic Protestant system of interpretation for the book of Revelation is still being undermined by the Jesuit inspired Futurist system, but also, increasingly [even in so-called “Reformed” circles] by the other Jesuit inspired system: In his preface to the fifth edition Apocalyptivae says: Click here for more information on the Puritan Hard Drive.
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