Not content to show how we are supposedly inconsistent within the dispensational hermeneutic, Ice attempts to show how we are at odds with a consistently preterist hermeneutic as well. He quotes full-preterist Timothy Martin who argues in favor of a local flood understanding in Genesis 9, based on the preterist hermeneutic of a local judgment of Israel in AD 70.
An article that appeared in a recent issue of Biblical Worldview has drawn some criticism among dispensational and young-earth creationist advocates. In the April 2006 issue, Brandon Vallorani and I rehashed a bit of the history surrounding the publication of the landmark book, The Genesis Flood, by Drs. Morris and Whitcomb.
Some dispensationalists are dangerous. When Jews were being exterminated under Adolf Hitler’s anti-Jewish policy, a number of prominent dispensational writers believed that prophecy had set the course of inevitability for the Jews. According to dispensationalism, two-thirds of the Jews will be killed during a future “great tribulation” (Zech. 13:8).