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The mystery of the book of Revelation : reenvisioning the end of time

Author: Cameron Afzal
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2008.
Series: Hors série.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a complex theory of narrative relating to the experience of time and the production and reception of narrative which is applied to the question of the eschatology of the "Book of Revelation".  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cameron Afzal
ISBN: 9780773451834 0773451838
OCLC Number: 214064296
Description: v, 153 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Reading time : a matter of method --
The communal icon --
The experience of time --
Inscribed time --
Apocalypse and prophecy --
The literary genre apocalypse --
The apocalypse as prophecy --
John and his community --
Who was John? --
The occasion for John's prophecy --
A vision of this world in six seals --
The introductory Merkavah vision --
Experienced catastrophe --
The four horsemen : a symbolic year --
The fifth seal : the plight of the faithful --
The sixth seal : the signs of the end --
Sabbath : a new age --
A window in time --
The followers of the Lamb.
Series Title: Hors série.
Responsibility: Cameron Afzal ; with a foreword by April DeConick.
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"Professor Afzal questions how the prophecies of John of Patmos recast the past in terms of John's perceptions of the present experiences of the early Christian communities in Asia Minor. Drawing on Read more...

 
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