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Revelation

Author: Ben Witherington, III
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: New Cambridge Bible commentary.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Without sacrificing scholarly perspective or academic rigor, this book is written to be accessible for a wide audience--including pastors, scholars, teachers, seminarians, and interested lay people. A "Suggested Reading List" will serve as point of entry and as a helpful annotated bibliography for all readers. "Closer-Look" sections examine key elements of the Roman-Greco world that bear on the text's meaning while  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Kommentar
Commentaries
Commentaires
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Witherington, III
ISBN: 0521806097 9780521806091 0521000688 9780521000680
OCLC Number: 51223519
Description: xviii, 307 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction. The authorship, date, and audience of the Apocalypse ; The resources, rhetoric, and restructuring of Revelation ; Revelation in its social setting in Western Asia Minor ; The Christology of Revelation ; The genre of Revelation ; A brief tour of the book of Revelation --
Suggested reading on Revelation. The genre of Revelation ; Commentaries ; Rhetorical studies ; Sociological and anthropological approaches ; Classical and archaeological resources ; History of interpretation ; Theology ; Important monographs ; Articles of interest --
Commentary. Revelation 1.1-1.3 : visionary material : handle carefully ; Revelation 1.4-1.20 : the heavenly Son of Man ; Revelation 2-3 : postcards from the edge ; Revelation 4-5 : the throne room vision ; Revelation 6.1-8.5 : the seven seals ; Revelation 8.5-11.9 : the seven trumpets ; Revelation 12 : the woman and the dragon ; Revelation 13.1-14.5 : 666 and his spokesman ; Revelation 14.6-14.20 : three angelic messengers ; Revelation 15.1-16.21 : the seven eschatological plagues ; Revelation 17.1-19.10 : Babylon the harlot ; Revelation 19.11-21.8 : the rider on the white horse, redemptive-judgment, and the Messianic millennium ; Revelation 21.9-22.5 : the tour of the New Jerusalem ; Revelation 22.6-22.21 : the epilogue.
Series Title: New Cambridge Bible commentary.
Other Titles: NCBC
Responsibility: Ben Witherington III.
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This book is a socio-rhetorical commentary on Revelation, with a suggested reading list and entire NRSV translation.  Read more...

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