With the unparalleled worldwide success of the Left Behind series, both fans and critics are curious about the relationship between Bible prophecy and the events depicted in the novels. Responding to recent works that question Left Behind's biblical accuracy, two respected theologians set forth solid, biblical answers in this reader-friendly resource. Beginning with a clear presentation of prophecy interpretation and dispensationalism, the authors examine specific end times events represented in Left Behind and offer historical and biblical support for each event.
Story Behind the Book
With the incredible success of this series, we believe that it would be beneficial to the body of Christ for someone to publish a book that gives solid, thoughtful, biblical answers to the critics of the Left Behind theology. With the questions that are being raised and will continue to be raised, many may begin to wonder if the Left Behind theology is really biblical. Some of the impact of the series could be undermined. This book would set forth substantive biblical points in favor of the various end times events presented in the series.
About the Author
Mark Hitchcock is the author of nearly 20 books related to end-time Bible prophecy, including Middle East Burning and 101 Answers to Questions About the Book of Revelation. He earned a ThM and PhD from Dallas Theological Seminary and is the senior pastor of Faith Bible Church in Edmond, Oklahoma. He has worked as an adjunct professor at DTS, and he and his wife, Cheryl, have two sons.
Thomas Ice is director of Thomas Ice Biblical Ministries and The Pre-Trib Research Center, and has authored and coauthored 30-plus books. He has a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary and a PhD from Tyndale Theological Seminary, and lives in Texas.
Tim LaHaye, who conceived the Left Behind series, is a renowned prophecy scholar, minister, and educator. He is the author or coauthor of more than 80 books, including Understanding Bible Prophecy for Yourself and Charting the End Times. He holds a DMin from Western Seminary and a LittD from Liberty University.