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Author: M Eugene Boring
Publisher: Louisville : John Knox Press, ©1989.
Series: Interpretation, a Bible commentary for teaching and preaching.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Throughout the history of Christianity, the book of Revelation has had an enormous influence in religion, history, and culture, and it still has an urgently needed message for the church. M. Eugene Boring's critical assessment of Revelation enlightens readers as to just what that message is. Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching is a distinctive resource for those who interpret the Bible in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Former Course Reserve reading
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M Eugene Boring
ISBN: 0804231508 9780804231503 9780664236281 0664236286
OCLC Number: 19265925
Description: viii, 236 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The last "book" of the Bible --
A pastoral letter --
Written to first-century Christians in Asia in crisis --
By a Christian prophet --
Outline of Revelation --
In apocalyptic language and imagery --
Difficult to understand --
Can be understood --
Worth the effort to understand --
Its influence in religion, history, and culture --
Its message for the contemorary church --
Commentary --
God speaks to the church in the city (1:1--3:22) --
Reflection: Interpreting the "Near End" in Revelation --
God judges the "great city" (4:1--18:24) --
Reflection: Interpreting Revelation's violent imagery --
God redeems the "holy city" (19:1--22:21) --
Reflection: Universal salvation and paradoxical language.
Series Title: Interpretation, a Bible commentary for teaching and preaching.
Responsibility: M. Eugene Boring.
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Eugene Boring addresses the issue of how thinking Christians who want to live faithfully and responsibly in today's world can hear the Word of God in Revelation.  Read more...

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