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A Rapture Citation in the Fourteenth Century

A Rapture Citation in the Fourteenth Century

By Francis Gumerlock

Bibliotheca Sacra, No.159 (2002)

Introduction: Is the doctrine of the pretribulation rapture a nineteenth century theological invention as is sometimes alleged? The purpose of this article is to introduce and discuss a portion of a fourteenth-century text, entitled The History of Brother Dolcino, as it relates to this contemporary question about the history of the doctrine of the pretribulation rapture.

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