Alan E. Kurschner (Ph.D., McMaster Divinity College) is a biblical scholar committed to proclaiming the good news of God’s salvation in this dark world and heralding the second coming of his Son, Jesus Christ.
Dr. Kurschner is the owner of Eschatos Ministries and the author of the popular Antichrist Before the Day of the Lord: What Every Christian Needs to Know about the Return of Christ. His primary area of research is the book of Revelation, which includes A Linguistic Approach to Revelation 19:11–20:6 and the Millennium Binding of Satan. He is the editor-in-chief of Biblical Prophecy Magazine and the producer of the forthcoming podcast Bible Prophecy Daily™. He is also embarking on writing a major commentary on the book of Revelation at revelationcommentary.com
- Ph.D. in New Testament (McMaster Divinity College) “The Millennial Binding of Satan: A Linguistic Approach to Revelation 19:11—20:6.” PhD diss., 2019.
- M.A. in Biblical Languages (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)
- Graduate Studies in New Testament Textual Criticism (Harvard Divinity)
- B.A. in Philosophy (The University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire)
- Book of Revelation
- Greek linguistics
- The Gospels and the life of Jesus
- Society of Biblical Literature
- Evangelical Theological Society
- Institute for Biblical Research
- United States Chess Federation
A Linguistic Approach to Revelation 19:11—20:6 and the Millennium Binding of Satan. Linguistic Biblical Studies 23 (Leiden: Brill, 2022).
The Future Restoration of Israel: A Response to Supersessionism, edited by Stanley E. Porter and Alan E. Kurschner. McMaster Biblical Studies Series 10. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2023 (forthcoming).
“Should the 144,000 in Revelation 7:3–8 Be Identified as the Great Multitude in 7:9–17?: A Response to Gregory K. Beale.” In The Future Restoration of Israel: A Response to Supersessionism, edited by Stanley E. Porter and Alan E. Kurschner. McMaster Biblical Studies Series 13. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2022.
“Supersessionism: An Introduction.” In The Future Restoration of Israel: A Response to Supersessionism, edited by Stanley E. Porter and Alan E. Kurschner. McMaster Biblical Studies Series 13. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2022 (forthcoming).
“James Barr on the ‘Illegitimate Totality Transfer’ Word-Concept Fallacy.” In James Barr Assessed: Evaluating His Legacy over the Last Sixty Years, edited by Stanley E. Porter, 70–89. Biblical Interpretation Series 192. Leiden: Brill, 2021.
“Who Sat on the Thrones in Revelation 20:4? ᾽Εκάθισαν and Its Implications.” Co-presented with Michael J. Svigel. Evangelical Theological Society 2021 Annual Meeting, Johannine Literature, John’s Revelation, Fort Worth, TX, November 17, 2021
“Semantic Boundary Markers in Revelation 12:1—15:4 and Implications for Structure.” Evangelical Theological Society 2019 Annual Meeting, Johannine Literature, John’s Revelation, San Diego, CA, November 21, 2019
“Satan Is Not Bound by a Bungee Cord: Cohesion in Revelation 19:11—20:6.” Evangelical Theological Society 2017 Annual Meeting, Johannine Literature, John’s Revelation, Providence, RI, November 15, 2017
“The Theological Word-Concept Fallacy: James Barr’s Linguistic Critique Then and Now.” Evangelical Theological Society 2018 Eastern Regional Meeting, Lancaster, PA, April 7, 2018
Pretrib: Examining the Foundations of Pretribulation Rapture Theology. Rice Lake, WI: Eschatos Publishing, 2022.
Prewrath: A Very Short Introduction to the Great Tribulation, Rapture, and Day of the Lord. Pompton Lakes, NJ: Eschatos Publishing, 2014.
Antichrist Before the Day of the Lord: What Every Christian Needs to Know about the Return of Christ. Pompton Lakes, NJ: Eschatos Publishing, 2013.
“Does the Term ‘Watch’ Refer to an Imminent Rapture?” Biblical Prophecy Magazine 2.1 (2022), 18–32.
“The Cutting Short of the Antichrist’s Great Tribulation.” Biblical Prophecy Magazine 1.2 (2021), 16–31.
“Why Biblical Prophecy Matters.” Biblical Prophecy Magazine 1.1 (2021), 4–13.
- Chess, Northern Wisconsin outdoors, Wisconsin history, strolling cemeteries
- Snowshoeing, bushcraft, ice fishing, butterfly gardens, native prairie grasses, boreal forests, ponds and brooks