Apocalypse of John
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Apocalypse of John studies in introduction, with a critical and exegetical commentary by Isbon Thaddeus Beckwith

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English


  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Revelation -- Introductions

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. xiii-xv

Statementby Isbon T. Beckwith
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 794 p. ;
Number of Pages794
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14514913M

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Apocalypse of John presents a Messianic Jewish Vision from the Book of the Revelation explaining the apocalyptic imagery of the book of Revelation while challenging believers to live for the kingdom today. Discover the historical context behind the Book of the Revelation, and learn to decipher the riddles of The Apocalypse. More than just end-times speculation, Apocalypse of . Main gallery: Category:Saint John the Evangelist on Patmos. St. John sitting in a cave in a rock with trees growing on it (representing the cave on the island of Patmos) Main gallery: category:Angel gives book to Saint John the Evangelist at Patmos. The angel gives the book to John Main gallery. Summary of the Book of Revelation. This summary of the book of Revelation provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Revelation. Author. Four times the author identifies himself as John (,4,9; ). The last book in the biblical canon of the New Testament is the book of the Apocalypse (a.k.a. Revelation), written by John toward the end of the reign of Emperor Domitian (A.D. 95), when he was in exile on the island of Patmos. John s authorship is affirmed by Justin, Irenaeus, Clement of Alexandria, Tertullian and the Muratori fragment really by the entire tradition of the Church .