inaugurated eschatology

October 23, 2008 | Leave a comment

And this means, as is well known, that his theology has the character of inaugurated eschatology, that is, of a sense that God’s ultimate future has come forwards into the middle of history, so that the church is living within — indeed, is constituted precisely by simultaneously within! — God’s new world and the present one.” — NT Wright, Paul: In Fresh Perspective