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By Bruce Chilton

ISBN-10: 1602589828

ISBN-13: 9781602589827

John’s Revelation has resulted in numerous various and divergent interpretations. Readers’ cryptic notions of violent end-time eventualities, strict prophetic truths, and encouragement for the devoted have undeniably coloured the book’s reception during the centuries. In Visions of the Apocalypse, Bruce Chilton maps the ways that the textual content has been learn in the course of the centuries and introduces those major interpretations of Revelation, comparable to Papias’ millenarian nation, Augustine’s vertical ascent to heaven, Origen’s transcendent message, and Dionysius’ trust in Revelation’s hidden message. Visions of the Apocalypse provides the ways that Revelation has been learn and indicates to today’s readers the innovations for figuring out John’s Revelation in a modern context.

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