Apocalypse And The Writings On Revelation

Author by : D. H. Lawrence
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Description : Edition of D. H. Lawrence's last book, Apocalypse, along with other writings on the Revolution.


Apocalypse

Author by : Mara D.H. Lawrence
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Reading Revelation

Author by : C. Marvin Pate
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Publisher by : Kregel Academic
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Description : Intriguing and endlessly contentious ideas and images of apocalyptic measure come together in the book of Revelation. It is a rich and hermeneutically complicated Scripture that, unsurprisingly, has no universally accepted interpretation. Reading Revelation compares these four major approaches to Revelation by laying out the different interpretive translations provided by each school of thought in parallel columns.


Interpreting Revelation And Other Apocalyptic Literature

Author by : C. Marvin Pate
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Description : Christians live in two overlapping ages: this present age and the age to come. By examining Revelation and other apocalyptic literature from the Gospels and the Old Testament, it can be argued that end-time events and the age to come have already begun. This understanding, however, can present many challenges. How do we explain this blending of present and future? How do the future resurrection of the body and the return of Christ impact pastoral care and sermon preparation now? C. Marvin Pate provides an accessible guide to the distinctive content, form, and function of apocalyptic literature. Key principles of interpretation specific to this genre are presented, as well as steps in communicating the theological messages of apocalyptic passages in the Bible. Pate's in-depth explanations offer a reliable introduction to this field of literature as well as new insights into the texts.


Approaching Apocalypse

Author by : Kevin Mills
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Description : "Written for scholars and students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels with an interest in modern literary studies, this book will also appeal to anyone interested in the Victorian era, biblical studies, the history of ideas, literature and myth, and theology."--BOOK JACKET.


Revelation And The Apocalypse In Late Medieval Literature

Author by : Justin M. Byron-Davies
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Description : This interdisciplinary book breaks new ground by systematically examining ways in which two of the most important works of late medieval English literature – Julian of Norwich’s Revelations of Love and William Langland’s Piers Plowman – arose from engagement with the biblical Apocalypse and exegetical writings. The study contends that the exegetical approach to the Apocalypse is more extensive in Julian’s Revelations and more sophisticated in Langland’s Piers Plowman than previously thought, whether through a primary textual influence or a discernible Joachite influence. The author considers the implications of areas of confluence, which both writers reapply and emphasise – such as spiritual warfare and other salient thematic elements of the Apocalypse, gender issues, and Julian’s explications of her vision of the soul as city of Christ and all believers (the fulcrum of her eschatologically-focused Aristotelian and Augustinian influenced pneumatology). The liberal soteriology implicit in Julian’s ‘Parable of the Lord and the Servant’ is specifically explored in its Johannine and Scotistic Christological emphasis, the absent vision of hell, and the eschatological ‘grete dede’, vis-à-vis a possible critique of the prevalent hermeneutic.


The Apocalypse In England

Author by : C. Burdon
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Description : The Apocalypse of John is perhaps the most alluring and dangerous text in any scripture. This study looks at English responses to it in political pamphlets and scholarly exegesis, in poetry and preaching and visual art. Those who set out to find enduring meaning in the book failed. Yet in the post-Christian re-writings of Revelation by Shelley and Blake, John's own dynamic of unveiling comes to life, subverting the structures of power and reading built on the visions of Patmos.


The Apocalypse In England

Author by : Christopher Burdon
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Publisher by : Palgrave Macmillan
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Description : The Apocalypse of John is perhaps the most alluring and dangerous text in any scripture. This study looks at English responses to it in political pamphlets and scholarly exegesis, in poetry and preaching and visual art. Those who set out to find enduring meaning in the book failed. Yet in the post-Christian re-writings of Revelation by Shelley and Blake, John's own dynamic of unveiling comes to life, subverting the structures of power and reading built on the visions of Patmos.


Reading The Signs

Author by : T. C. Smith
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Publisher by : Smyth & Helwys Publishing, Inc.
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Description : We hear all sorts of claims about Christ appearing in the future and the termination of the age. In Reading the Signs, T.C. Smith provides a sensible and revealing approach to studying apocalyptic writings and prepares us to better evaluate the claims that are often.


Mysterious Apocalypse

Author by : Arthur W. Wainwright
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Description : No part of the Bible is more controversial than the book of Revelation, or, as it is often called, the Apocalypse. For eighteen hundred years it has given rise to conflicting interpretations, and in the late twentieth century it is as controversial as ever.


Writing The Apocalypse

Author by : Lois Parkinson Zamora
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Description : This is a comparative literary study of apocalyptic themes and narrative techniques in the contemporary North and Latin American novel. Zamora explores the history of the myth of apocalypse, from the Bible to medieval and later interpretations, and relates this to the development of American apocalyptic attitudes. She demonstrates that the symbolic tensions inherent in the apocalytic myth have special meaning for postmodern writers. Zamora focuses her examination on the relationship between the temporal ends and the narrative endings in the works of six major novelists: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Thomas Pynchon, Julio Cortazar, John Barth, Walker Percy, and Carlos Fuentes. Distinguished by its unique, cross-cultural perspective, this book addresses the question of the apocalypse as a matter of intellectual and literary history. Zamora's analysis will enlighten both scholars of North and Latin American literature and readers of contemporary fiction.


Apocalypse

Author by : Dr Sebastian Kizhakkeyil
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Apocalypse The Unveiling Of Jesus Christ Coming King In The Book Of Revelation

Author by : Gary Eldridge
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Publisher by : Xulon Press
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Description : A Synopsis of Bible Teaching Encouraging Spiritual Growth: Over the past half century I have been reading and summarizing the following books of: the 66 Bible books / 63 books of the Pseudepigrapha (Dead Sea Scrolls) / 14 books of the Apocrypha / Writings of Josephus plus other miscellaneous books and thinking of early church fathers. I have found that many Bible believers do not have the time or wherewithal to research and compile God's information, understanding small snippets for ones ingesting. I have over the years have taken the Bible and other supporting information, spinning a web of digestible bites to ponder and meditate. Revelation is a comprehensive commentary on the Book of Revelation. There are approximately extra 51 indexed supplements to further explain the topics in the main text. ABOUT the AUTHOR: Pastor Gary has taught at the Monterey Peninsula College for 28] years, taught classes at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, and an engineering class at San Jose State University. He is an author of a book on "Geometric Analysis on Electronic Circuitry," trained in Education & Engineering. Other Credentials are as follows: Life credentials in Ca. - Teaching and Community Colleges in Supervising & Related Areas: Engineering / Industrial Held 1st Class Electronics w/ radar endorsement Awarded three patents in the field of fluidics Held position as elder in 6 different churches Taught Theology at 10 different churches Was Ordained as a Master Fellow [ Reverend ] Was certified by UACCCI - United Association of Christian Chaplain & Counselor Awarded the title of "Professor Emeritus" Founded church planting in the "Berean Bible Fellowship" Senior Pastor Written various papers, some are: Commentary: Book of Revelation Manuscripts: 13 Theological Topics 6 Volumes on Spiritual Growth


Reading Revelation Responsibly

Author by : Michael J. Gorman
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Description : This volume deals with the varied forms of shame reflected in biblical, theological, psychological and anthropological sources. Although traditional theology and church practice concentrate on providing forgiveness for shameful behavior, recent scholarship has discovered the crucial relevance of social shame evoked by mental status, adversity, slavery, abuse, illness, grief and defeat. Anthropologists, sociologists, and psychologists have discovered that unresolved social shame is related to racial and social prejudice, to bullying, crime, genocide, narcissism, post-traumatic stress and other forms of toxic behavior. Eleven leaders in this research participated in a conference on The Shame Factor, sponsored by St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Lincoln, NE in October 2010. Their essays explore the impact and the transformation of shame in a variety of arenas, comprising in this volume a unique and innovative resource for contemporary religion, therapy, ethics, and social analysis.


Revelation S Hymns

Author by : Steven Grabiner
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Description : Revelation's Hymns examines the hymnic pericopes in Revelation in light of the cosmic conflict theme. It considers this theme as integral to the development of Revelation's plot. Recognizing that critical studies give interpretative primacy to the political realities that existed at the time of Revelation's composition, Grabiner responds to the need for an examination of the storyline from the perspective of issues that are of narrative importance. Grabiner argues that the cosmic conflict is at the centre of the book's concerns, and attempts to determine the function of the hymns with respect to this. Previous examinations of the hymns have considered them as a response and/or parody to Roman liturgy, examples of God's unquestioned sovereignty, or expressions of thematic overtones found throughout the book. While these approaches make a contribution to a greater understanding of the hymns, the relation to the ever-present conflict theme has not been explored. This study allows the hymnic sections to engage with the larger narrative issue as to who is truly the rightful sovereign of the universe.


The Writings Of John

Author by : C. Marvin Pate
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Publisher by : Zondervan
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Description : The writings of John are some of the most foundational New Testament documents for today’s Christians. Most evangelical teaching about the life of Jesus begins with the Gospel of John, and Christian teaching on the end times relies heavily on the book of Revelation.Students, pastors, and lay learners need solid, up-to-date resources like this book to responsibly study and understand John’s writings. C. Marvin Pate addresses John’s writings according to their logical divisions: the Gospel of John, the Johannine Epistles, and Revelation. Each section includes a thorough introduction to relevant interpretive issues, including historical background, cultural setting, and theological context. Pate presents a two-fold historical setting for John’s gospel, encouraging readers to consider the text from the perspective of Jesus’ day and from John’s situation in Asia Minor sixty years later. He examines the Johannine epistles on issues like authorship, audience, and theological perspective. For the Apocalypse, Pate explores the challenges of John’s first readers, the nature of apocalyptic literature, and the Roman imperial cult, including as well an explanation of how the church has interpreted Revelation over the years. With its thorough discussion, textbook design and four-color interior, The Writings of John sets the standard for introductory texts on biblical books or collections.


Johannine Writings And Apocalyptic

Author by : Stanley E. Porter
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Description : Johannine Writings and Apocalyptic provides a wide-ranging and thorough annotated bibliography for John's Gospel, the Johannine letters, Revelation, and apocalyptic writings pertinent to these books. More inclusive than many other bibliographies, this volume provides reference to over 1300 individual entries.


Exile And Kingdom

Author by : Avihu Zakai
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Description : This book explores the ideological origins of the Puritan migration to and experience in America.


The Revelation Of Saint John Compared With Other Apocalyptic Writings

Author by : John Cyprian Rust
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Description : This is a reproduction of the original artefact. Generally these books are created from careful scans of the original. This allows us to preserve the book accurately and present it in the way the author intended. Since the original versions are generally quite old, there may occasionally be certain imperfections within these reproductions. We're happy to make these classics available again for future generations to enjoy!


Reading Revelation After Supersessionism

Author by : Ralph J. Korner
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Description : In this volume, Ralph Korner argues that John's extensive social identification with Judaism(s), Jewishness, and Jewish institutions does not reflect a literary program of replacing Israel with the ekklēsiai ("churches"/"assemblies"), that is the Jewish and non-Jewish followers of Jesus as Israel's Messiah. Rather, John is emplacing his Christ-followers further within Israel, without thereby superseding Israel as a national identity for ethnic Jews who do not follow Jesus as the Christos. There are three primary roads travelled in this investigative journey. First, Korner explores ways in which a Jewish heritage is intrinsic to the literary structure, genre, eschatology, symbolism, and theological motifs of the Apocalypse. Second, he challenges the linear chronology of (generally) supersessionist dispensational readings of Revelation's visionary content by arguing for a reiterative/repetitive structure based on certain literary devices that also provide structure for visions within Jewish apocalypses and Hebrew prophecies. Third, he incorporates the most recent research on ekklēsia usage, especially in Asia Minor, to assess how John's ekklēsia associations might have been (non-supersessionally) perceived, especially by Jews in Roman Asia.


Apocalypse Secrets Revealed

Author by : John Able
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Description : Apocalypse Secrets Revealed: Baha'i Interpretation of the Book of Revelation with 60 illustrations is a fresh provocative Parallel Interpretation of the Apocalypse or Book of Revelation. The author, John Able MD, is a retired intensive-care physician. He uses Baha'i Writings that interpret parts of the Apocalypse to decode it as a global tale of three millennia now passing through four centuries of the events of religious end-times. It is a tale of the struggles of seven Empires and seven Faiths, of their materialism and militarism, and the resulting mess into which the world is now crescendoing furiously and fast. These events center on the apocalyptic war waging between the Revelation beast of Muslim Militarism that drives the Middle East and the Revelation Babylon of Malignant Materialism that drives the Christian West. The fall of both is inevitable, with economic crises spiraling the globe into a paralytic depression, now triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath. The good news is that spiritual economics will arise and our painful end times into wonderful beginning times. Apocalypse Secrets Revealed is a profound and astonishing work in biblical exegesis-a real tour de force as a strikingly original, scholarly, remarkably holistic, comprehensive, and rationally consistent interpretation of the Book of Revelation. Able intelligently probes and penetrates many of the great religious mysteries, and cogently argues that Revelation extends far beyond its strictly Middle East Christic origin. It transcends religious dogma, bridges religious faiths, and explains nineteen hundred years of troubling events in Christianity and Islam with amazing clarity and prescience. It is amazingly detailed and thorough. The author's stylish rhetoric is colorful and alive and his book beautifully crafted and researched, making for an engaging, enlightening, and thought-provoking read. In the end, a scholarly Translation Section decodes original Greek and Hebrew sources. Its strikingly lively translation sticks to the intention of the Greek original. It provides an authoritative base for his distinctive Parallel Interpretation. For anyone striving to penetrate the hidden secrets of the Apocalypse, Apocalypse Secrets Revealed is a must reading. This exceedingly interesting book will influence many future works about the subject and become a template of understanding and peace for all. After they read it, people who are interested in prophecy will never look at the Book of Revelation the same again. Visit www.apocalypse.info for more.


The Hidden Secreet Of The Apocalypse

Author by : Elizabeth MacDonald Burrows
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Description : The Hidden Secret of the Apocalypse: St. John's Revelation Decoded by Elizabeth MacDonald Burrows. Twenty-five years in the making. This book will stun the reader by revealing one of the greatest mysteries of the ages. The Revelation of St. John has existed in the misty corridors of time for 2,000 years, and its beasts and dragons have taxed the imagination of the human world just as long. The Apocalypse is extraordinarily complex and one may wonder how, and why, it has survived through two thousand years of religious controversy. Perhaps, it is because it holds a subtle promise of a new world and whispers a mighty secret, a secret of transformation and redemption. In decoding the Apocalypse, the author has laid a foundation so solid that it defies every book and concept ever written on the subject. No piece of the puzzle remains concealed and the conclusions presented within these pages are logical, as evidenced through the systematic progression of earth and the ancient writings. Herein, is revealed a great Armageddon battle which does not predict a raging and destructive end to our known world, but the magnificent transformation of all mankind from human to divine. The Hidden Secret of the Apocalypse defies explanation ABOUT THE AUTHOR: The author entered Cosmic Consciousness during the early seventies. At that time the mysteries pertaining to the creation of the universe were revealed. Shortly thereafter, she renounced a personal life to serve as a spiritual educator. Elizabeth has devoted over a quarter of a century to the study of ancient Christian manuscripts. Considered one of the foremost authorities in the world on the life of Christ, Elizabeth has deciphered some of the most complex works ever written, including St. John's Revelation. Author of several books, she has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows, and is listed in Who's Who in America


The Challenge Of The Apocalypse

Author by : Laurin Wenig
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Description : No book of the Bible evokes as much controversy as the book of Revelation. Its images conjure fear and dread for most readers, states Laurin Wenig. In this thought-provoking book he offers readers an informed, accurate and pastoral background for understanding the book of Revelation, whether one approaches it solo or in a group.So often, passages and images from the Book of Revelation inspire fear and dread in most readers. To counter this the author uses contemporary Catholic exegesis to help us understand the worldview of early believers and places the message of the Book of Revelation in the context in which it was written: for the edification of readers, not to frighten them. Modern readers will discover the Book of Revelation in the context of faith and hope, not destruction.Points of interest:--for personal reading and reflection.--for parish study groups. --contains charts, maps and reflection questions.


A Feminist Companion To The Apocalypse Of John

Author by : Amy-Jill Levine
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Description : An examination of New Testament Apocalyptic literature through the categories of post-colonial thought, deconstruction, ethics, Roman social discourse, masculinisation, virginity, and violence.


The Apocalypse Vol 1

Author by : Joseph Augustus Seiss
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Description : Excerpt from The Apocalypse, Vol. 1: A Series of Special Lectures on the Revelation of Jesus Christ, With Revised Text There is a Widespread prejudice against the study of the Apocalypse. Though it is the great prophetic Book of the New Testament, the last of all the writings of Inspiration, a special message from the ascended Savmur to His Churches on earth, and pressed upon every one's attention with uncommon urgency, there are religious guides, sworn to teach the whole counsel of God, Who make a merit of not understanding it, and of not Wishing to occupy themselves With it. If such treatment of an acknowledged part of the Sacred Canon is compatible With ministerial fidelity and Chris tian duty, the author of these Lectures is very much mistaken in his understanding of Christ's commands, as well as in his estimate of the purposes for Which a Divine Revelation has been given. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


An Analytical Arrangement Of The Apocalypse Or Revelation Recorded By Saint John

Author by : Richard Roe
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Description : Excerpt from An Analytical Arrangement of the Apocalypse, or Revelation Recorded by Saint John: According to the Principles Developed Under the Name of Parallelism, in the Writings of Bishop Lowth, Bishop Jebb, and the Rev. Thomas Boys The principal signs, which we employ for the communication of our ideas, are audible or visible the former of which signs are articulate, or those formed by the organs of speech and the latter, for the most part, written characters. Some parts of this Preface have already appeared in Vol. V. Of the Christian Examinar. 1 A commencement has been made by the Rev. Thomas Boys, in his Tactics Sacra and Key to the Psalms. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


Revelations

Author by : Elaine Pagels
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Description : A startling exploration of the history of the most controversial book of the Bible, by the bestselling author of Beyond Belief. Through the bestselling books of Elaine Pagels, thousands of readers have come to know and treasure the suppressed biblical texts known as the Gnostic Gospels. As one of the world's foremost religion scholars, she has been a pioneer in interpreting these books and illuminating their place in the early history of Christianity. Her new book, however, tackles a text that is firmly, dramatically within the New Testament canon: The Book of Revelation, the surreal apocalyptic vision of the end of the world . . . or is it? In this startling and timely book, Pagels returns The Book of Revelation to its historical origin, written as its author John of Patmos took aim at the Roman Empire after what is now known as "the Jewish War," in 66 CE. Militant Jews in Jerusalem, fired with religious fervor, waged an all-out war against Rome's occupation of Judea and their defeat resulted in the desecration of Jerusalem and its Great Temple. Pagels persuasively interprets Revelation as a scathing attack on the decadence of Rome. Soon after, however, a new sect known as "Christians" seized on John's text as a weapon against heresy and infidels of all kinds-Jews, even Christians who dissented from their increasingly rigid doctrines and hierarchies. In a time when global religious violence surges, Revelations explores how often those in power throughout history have sought to force "God's enemies" to submit or be killed. It is sure to appeal to Pagels's committed readers and bring her a whole new audience who want to understand the roots of dissent, violence, and division in the world's religions, and to appreciate the lasting appeal of this extraordinary text.