Refuting Preterism: The Second Foundation: The “Timing Texts”

   Besides relying on a restricted meaning of the phrase “this generation,” another essential of Preterist theology involves what are called the “timing texts.” These are preterist proof-texts which contain an imminency factor, representing eschatological events as “near,” “soon,” and “at hand.” Treating the canonical New Testament writings as purely human documents, Preterists use these…