I had read my first copy of Hoehner years ago and have since lost the copy. I was glad for the chance to read him again. If you enjoy New Testament history and the Life of Christ in any way you have to enjoy a book like this. Setting the times and dates in the New Testament is always a difficult task and it is one of the things about which we can be easily mistaken. Hoehner deals with dates from the birth of Christ through the crucifixion and ends with a great chapter on Daniel’s seventy weeks which, of course, gives us the date for the start of the passion week. Hoehner has become a standard for a conservative, evangelical view on these things. He is a Dallas Seminary graduate who holds to a traditional eschatology.
Observations: One Hundred Years In Christian HistoryJune 1, 2016
Over the last 23 years that I have been writing this paper, and the last 50 years that I have been connected with Christian ministry, many things have come and gone and many things have changed. If I think of the men I’ve known, heard, sat under, or known about, you might say that I’ve […]
Why Do We Have Baptists in the First Place?December 2, 2015
In a day and age when Southern Baptists are the largest Protestant denomination in America and Baptist churches are seemingly everywhere, it is easy to ask what Baptists are all about and even why are they so prevalent. There is no short answer but I think that a brief general account of their beginnings can […]
Church History: Where Do I Begin?October 5, 2015
In the previous issue of Aletheia I gave my explanation for why church history is necessary. I also mentioned that once we can agree that church history needs to be considered then we need to start asking how we are going to do this. I have been asked this simple question several times: where do […]