By Richard B. Hays,Stefan Alkier
John's apocalyptic revelation has a tendency to be learn both as an esoteric secret or a breathless blueprint for the long run. lacking, although, is how Revelation is the main visually gorgeous and politically salient textual content within the canon. Revelation and the Politics of Apocalyptic Interpretation explores the ways that Revelation, whilst learn because the final e-book within the Christian Bible, is if truth be told a crafted and contentious be aware. Senior students, together with N.T. Wright, Richard Hays, Marianne Meye Thompson, and Stefan Alkier, display the complex intertextual interaction among this apocalyptically charged ebook, its resonances with the previous testomony, and its political implications. In so doing, the authors express how the church this day can learn Revelation as either promise and critique.
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