Chapter 4. “The Great Day of Wrath”: The Bible and the End

  1. Adrian Thatcher

Published Online: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302691.ch4

The Savage Text: The Use and Abuse of the Bible

The Savage Text: The Use and Abuse of the Bible

How to Cite

Thatcher, A. (2008) “The Great Day of Wrath”: The Bible and the End, in The Savage Text: The Use and Abuse of the Bible, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302691.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 26 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170161

Online ISBN: 9781444302691

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Keywords:

  • “The Great Day of Wrath” - The Bible and the End;
  • “Man of War” or “Prince of Peace”?;
  • The Bible and the End;
  • “Rapture” or Rupture?;
  • apocalyptic - type of literature - much of it extra-biblical;
  • great tribulation or American tribalism;
  • premillennialism or dispensationalism;
  • Bible - divine foreknowledge and foreordination

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • “Man of War” or “Prince of Peace”?

  • “Rapture” or Rupture?