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, notwithstanding, is how Revelation is the main visually wonderful and politically salient textual content within the canon. Revelation and the Politics of Apocalyptic Interpretation explores the ways that Revelation, while learn because the final booklet within the Christian Bible, is essentially a crafted and contentious note. Senior students, together with N.T. Wright, Richard Hays, Marianne Meye Thompson, and Stefan Alkier, show the tricky intertextual interaction among this apocalyptically charged e-book, its resonances with the previous testomony, and its political implications. In so doing, the authors exhibit how the church this present day can learn Revelation as either promise and critique.

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