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In die Skriflig

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WIELENGA, Bob. Eschatological hope in Haggai: A homiletic reading. In Skriflig (Online) [online]. 2015, vol.49, n.1, pp.1-13. ISSN 2305-0853.

In this article historical research into Haggai's eschatological sayings (Hg 2:6-9, 20-23) is combined with a homiletic approach to these two sayings, employing a canon-historical methodology. First, Haggai's silence about the past of the, in 539 BC returned, exiles is investigated. His evaluation of this period will be compared with the one by Ezra-Nehemiah. His emphasis on the present time as decision time with a view to the eschatological future, will be examined. Attention will be given to the role the rebuilt temple played in his prophecies, and the kind of contribution he made to prophetic eschatology. Secondly, the homiletic approach to Haggai's eschatological sayings requires a canonical reflection on their relationship with the New Testament eschatology with a view to strengthen the community of faith's eschatological prospects in the present time.

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