Christian Controverser: Dispensationalism In Depth [1]: Introduction

First published on Christian Controverser Dispensationalism, and variants of it. are easily among the most controversial theologies within the evangelical Christian church over past centuries. But as we know already from our studies, much of what is taught under dispensationalism is a kind of fortune or future telling which has been shown repeatedly to have… Continue reading Christian Controverser: Dispensationalism In Depth [1]: Introduction

Christian Controverser: Dispensationalism In Depth [2]: A Peculiarly American Theology

First published on Christian Controverser Our reckoning of dispensationalism as a predominantly American school of theological thought is mostly supported by anecdotal knowledge rather than research. Nevertheless, Stephen Sizer (writing in Donaldson, 2011) draws particular attention to the predominance of dispensationalist belief and practice upon the US church. As he notes, “[many] evangelical, charismatic and… Continue reading Christian Controverser: Dispensationalism In Depth [2]: A Peculiarly American Theology

Christian Controverser: Dispensationalism In Depth [3]: Broken Promises, Straw Men, Outlandish Claims & Unholy Alliances

First published on Christian Controverser Anyone who has followed dispensationalism for any length of time soon becomes aware of the many claims made by its proponents that present day and future events are foretold in the Book of Revelation. The key ones, of course, are the rapture, seven year tribulation and millenial reign. However, ardent… Continue reading Christian Controverser: Dispensationalism In Depth [3]: Broken Promises, Straw Men, Outlandish Claims & Unholy Alliances