*FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Horae Apocalypticae is an eschatological study written by Edward Bishop Elliott. The book is, as its long-title sets out. Horae Apocalypticae; or, A Commentary on the Apocalypse, Critical and Historical; Including Also An Examination of the Chief Prophecies of Daniel ( . and killing them: —secondly, that the same remarkable period of 42 months, or days, which was noted in the Witnesses’ historyas that of heathenized.

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But he wanted the murder and resurrection of the witnesses to apocalypticas, not with the end of the period, but with the final persecution of the Waldenses followed by their resurrection represented by the Reformation.

Horae Apocalypticae

Sounds interesting, I honestly have never looked much into eschatology. Sadly, one major warning needs to be given about this book. Faber’s suggestion of two lines of witnesses which he took to mean the anointed priests and the more irregularly constituted band of prophets. Elliott wrote to support the supernatural inspiration of scripture against rationalist attacks from within the Protestant faith.

In Bickersteth’s scheme, the seals related to church history, the trumpets to secular history. His comments are often as entertaining as they are helpful. The Preterist view places the events of Revelation and therefore Daniel in the past, to the first century and often around 70 a.

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The particular chronological problem posed by Revelation Elliott’s objections are set out at Vol 1 p. The Devil or Satan, he said, meant “the Accuser” or prosecutor of mankind as used in apicalypticae courtroom sense. Edward Elliott viewed history as “God’s education of the world” – a constant struggle between sin and gospel-grace. His justifications for apostolic authorship were: This created an unfortunate sense of redundancy and repetition. This page was last edited on 25 Augustat Reverend Elliott quoted John Milton”millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth, unseen both when we sleep and when we wake.


And the result was apparent. He got around the dilemma by suggesting that the sense of Revelation United States of America Religion: R H Charles was interested in philology and the archaeology of the text. The whole of the Roman Empire stretched away into the far distance. The true faith of “the vicarious and propitiatory atonement of the Son of God” [31] was replaced by ritualism, by Platonist allegory and by superstitious practices “as if the sacraments when duly accepted from the priest’s hand were potent drugs, or chemical antidotes, infallibly dispersing the poison inherited from Adam!

Passmore and Alabaster p. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In its turn, this pagan head was wounded to the death by Theodosius’ edict suppressing paganism. But knowledge of the subject was lacking, “covered with darkness and corrupted by innumerable fables” [42] until Flacius Illyricus produced the Magdeburg Centuries around Your name or email address: We may safely say that during the half century which has elapsed since it publication, no other work on historic lines of interpretation has appeared of equal importance History Unveiling Prophecy or Time as an Interpreterpp.

Although Edward Elliott’s apocalypticad had only one prophetic period of years to satisfy all the occasions in Revelation where such a period was called for, this was reflected in two temporal periods which did not quite coincide. None of this was ornamental, but emblematic and choreographical of “the combined secular and ecclesiastical history of Christendom” [22] having a proper unity of apocalyptiicae, as significant as it was beautiful.

He succinctly states that it was “the standard work”. The use of a single Beast meant that only seven heads and ten horns needed to be identified once and for all. These two considerations taken together imply that the author of Revelation was a man in his late horaf sentenced to penal servitude on Patmos. In the case of the first four trumpets, that reality was the Gothic invasions.


The tabernacle Moses gorae and a court similar to that of an oriental sovereign were in the foreground.

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This pointed to the replacement of the traditional military-style emperor by an oriental-style absolute monarch and this happened under Diocletian who thus began the term of the seventh head. These prophecies are said to be brought to conclusion when Mehmed II united the Hkrae Empire with the incorporation of Baghdad in [37] and the killing of one-third was said to be achieved by apoccalypticae taking of Constantinople by the use of cannon fire.

Such a man would have every reason to feel persecuted!

But this still left unanswered a problem which had troubled Isaac Newton of how Jewish prophecies could be adapted to a Christian setting without simply excluding the Jews. The eighth replacement head was to be the papacy.

I’m no expert but I was fooled into Dispensationalism and the Rapture when I first became a Christian 20 years ago so I thought I should educate myself. Share This Page Tweet. Begun inits 2, pages are buttressed by some 10, invaluable references to ancient and modern works.

He believed that if he could show “the fulfilment of Apocalyptic prophecy in the history of Christendom since St John’s time” [8] then he had gone a long way towards showing how essential the supernatural was to an understanding of all scripture.