Renowned New Testament scholar and theologian, N.T. Wright once remarked,
Little did Paul know how his colourful metaphors for Jesus’ second coming would be misunderstood two millennia later.
He was talking about the popular misunderstanding of scripture that is the rapture. In the following clips, another leading New Testament scholar, Ben Witherington clearly and concisely gives and overview of the theology and explains why it is wrong.
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