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Revelation : the Apocalypse of St. John

Author: John William Drane
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999.
Series: Classic Bible series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st St. Martin's edView all editions and formats
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"The Revelation of St. John, otherwise known as The Apocalypse, is for many the most fascinating book of the Bible. Its vivid images - of gigantic angels, ghostly horsemen, multi-headed beasts, the bottomless pit, the battle of Armageddon, and the Last Judgement - have directly inspired writers and artists such as Dante, Milton, Bunyan, and Blake, and have informed the work of many others. Using the New Jerusalem  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John William Drane
ISBN: 0312221061 9780312221065 031222513X 9780312225131
OCLC Number: 41387565
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 96 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: A Christian Book? 9 --
The Book and its Message 11 --
Making Sense of the Message 13 --
The Author and Date of Revelation 14 --
Revelation in Literature 17 --
Themes and Images 18 --
Revelation 63 --
Part 1 The Letters to the Seven Churches 65 --
Part 2 The Prophetic Visions 71.
Series Title: Classic Bible series.
Other Titles: Bible.
Responsibility: introduced and edited by John Drane ; foreword by Richard Harries.
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"The Revelation of St. John, otherwise known as The Apocalypse, is for many the most fascinating book of the Bible. Its vivid images - of gigantic angels, ghostly horsemen, multi-headed beasts, the bottomless pit, the battle of Armageddon, and the Last Judgement - have directly inspired writers and artists such as Dante, Milton, Bunyan, and Blake, and have informed the work of many others. Using the New Jerusalem Bible, Revelation takes the reader on a journey to the end of the world."--Jacket.

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