Magazine
The Eschatology of Victory
July/August 2005

The Meaning of Eschatology

By R. J. Rushdoony

A brief dictionary definition of eschatology is, “The branch (of theology) that treats of death, resurrection, immorality, the end of the world, final judgment, and the future state” (Funk & Wagnalls).

Eschatology and Psychology

By Mark R. Rushdoony

“[E]schatology gives us the framework of history. It tells us the nature and direction of events, describes God’s judgment and victory in history, and gives us the meaning of our lives in the context of God’s plan.”

Chalcedon and the Study of Last Things

By Christopher J. Ortiz

R. J. Rushdoony never studied the principles of corporate branding, but he provided you and me with a clear and distinct vision for the cultivation of Christian civilization. He illustrated the glorious picture of the triumphant Christ and the active role of His royal priesthood subduing all spheres to His kingly rule.

Glossary of Eschatological Terms

By Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr., Th.D.

Abomination of Desolation. A phrase deriving from Daniel (9:27; 11:31; 12:31) which is cited by Christ in His Olivet Discourse (Mt. 24:15).

By Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr., Th.D.

We live in a world suffering great trials and tribulations, natural and human, legal and moral.

By Greg Uttinger

Classic dispensationalism was born in England in the 1830s and popularized in America by William E. Blackstone’s book, Jesus Is Coming Again (1878), and by the footnotes of the Scofield Reference Bible (1909).

By William O. Einwechter

Postmillennialism is a doctrine that instills hope for the future. Other eschatological views will, no doubt, say that they also give a vision of hope for the future.

By Byron Snapp

The Great Tribulation occurred in the first century during Roman emperor Nero’s reign.

By Joe Morecraft, III

Dispensationalism could not have given birth to America.

By Chris Hoops

Understanding is not what we think, nor is it our personal opinion. To truly understand is to believe God and take Him at His Word, for “knowledge of the Holy is understanding.”

By Joseph M. Canfield

Death of the Church Victorious is a frightening book, one that shows how far the church went off the track during the 19th and 20th centuries.

By Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr., Th.D.

One of the more familiar topics in Christian prophecy discussions is the millennial reign of Christ mentioned by John in Revelation 20:1-6.