Kingdom of God
The concept of the Kingdom of God was first written about in Exodus.1; a hymn celebrating the crossing of the Red Sea and proclaiming in verse 18 “The Lord will reign for ever and ever” (Jewish Encyclopedia). The concept was later developed by the prophets, especially Isaiah and Jeremiah, and expressed the yearning of the long-oppressed Jewish people for the rule of their God over all the nations.
The dramatic intervention by God in the affairs of humans as depicted in the Synoptic Gospels (Luke 17 and parallels) and the Book of Revelations. This vision would point to a psychology of fear, a preoccupation with the division of the saved from the damned, a focus on...