Since Ken Gentry is a preterist, that is, someone who believes that Jesus Christ returned in A. The question now arises, when did John write the Apocalypse? the church in Ephesus founded by Paul, and lived in by John until the time of Trajan (AD 98-117), is a true witness of the tradition of the apostles.” It is important to note that Domitian’s reign occurred during the years of A. Hendricksen’s statement that the book of Revelation was written around A.
In the year 69 (or even earlier), or must we reverse the figure and make it 96 (or perhaps 95)? Says, Irenaeus: “For that (the apocalyptic vision) was seen not a very long time since, but almost in our own day, toward the end of Domitian’s reign.” Again he says: “.
Kenneth Gentry's exposition of Revelation - The Divorce of Israel: Introduction & Survey of Revelation in 22 mp3 messages. Gentry is known for his expertise in the postmillennial-preterist view of eschatology. He is the Executive Director of Good Birth Ministries, a non-profit religious educational ministry committed to sponsoring, subsidizing, and advancing serious Christian scholarship and education.
He has written several books on eschatology, including The Beast of Revelation; Before Jerusalem Fell: Dating the Book of Revelation; He Shall Have Dominion: A Postmillennial Eschatology; and The Greatness of the Great Commission: The Christian Enterprise in a Fallen World.
The Muratorian Fragment, an early document listing most of the books belonging to the New Testament, states that the apostle John wrote the Apocalypse or Revelation. Listen to the following evidence from men who hold different theological viewpoints about the future.
Marvin Pate, ed., Four Views of the Book of Revelation (Zondervan); Darrell L. Gentry, is a graduate of Tennessee Temple University (B.
In Hebrew the name is nrwn qsr: n (50) r (200) w (6) n (50) q (100) s (60) r (200), which totals exactly 666.(1) The numerical values of the Hebrew alphabet are well established.(2) How totally contrived and arbitrary are naive and misguided efforts to force this historic number on twentieth-century English names such as Henry Kissinger or Ronald Wilson Reagan!
There is also the a priori teaching of Scripture itself that all special revelation ended by 70.
All Christians should be very careful dating the book of Revelation, for so much of its meaning is either made clear or lost depending on its date of composition. Book of Revelation was written in 64 AD and most of the events took place during the reign of Nero and the seige of Jerusalem.
This book goes a long way to prove those assertions and validate the "preterist" interpretation of Revelation.