|Kovacs, Judith / Rowland, Christopher|
The Apocalypse of Jesus Christ
Blackwell Bible Commentaries
1. Edition November 2003
2003. 336 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-0-631-23215-5 - John Wiley & Sons
This ground-breaking commentary on The Revelation to John (the Apocalypse) reveals its far-reaching influence on society and culture, and its impact on the church through the ages.
* Explores the far-reaching influence of the Apocalypse on society and culture.
* Shows the book's impact on the Christian church through the ages.
* Looks at interpretations of the Apocalypse by theologians, ranging from Augustine to late twentieth century liberation theologians.
* Considers the book's effects on writers, artists, musicians, political figures, visionaries, and others, including Dante, Hildegard of Bingen, Milton, Newton, the English Civil war radicals, Turner, Blake, Handel, and Franz Schmidt.
* Provides access to material not readily available elsewhere.
* Will appeal to students and scholars across a wide range of disciplines, as well as to general readers.
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From the contents
List of Illustrations.
Series Editor's Preface.
List of Abbreviations.
Introduction: The Apocalypse in History: The Place of the Book of Revelation in Christian Theology and Life.
1. The Apocalypse in the Context of Jewish and Early Christian Literature.
2. Differing Patterns in the Reception of the Apocalypse: A Summary.
3. Point of View: Distinctive Emphases of this Commentary.
4. The Reception of the Apocalypse: Survey of Important Interpretations and of Artistic Representations.
Revelation 2 and 3.
A Hermeneutical Postscript: Evaluating the Readings.
Biographies and Glossary.
Old Testament References Listed in the Margin of Nestle-Aland 26th Edition of the Greek New Testament Text of Revelation.
Index of Biblical References.