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Magical motifs in the Book of Revelation

Author: Rodney Lawrence Thomas
Publisher: New York ; London : T&T Clark International, ©2010.
Series: Library of New Testament studies, 416.; Library of biblical studies [T&T Clark].
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addresses the question of whether the book of "Revelation" was written as an 'anti-magical' polemic and explores the concept and definition of 'magic' from both modern and first-century standpoints.

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Genre/Form: Sacra Scrittura. Studi sul Nuovo Testamento
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Lawrence Thomas
ISBN: 9780567226860 0567226867
OCLC Number: 1203662945
Description: x, 230 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Magical Motifs in the Book of Revelation; 2. Sorcery Passages in the Revelation; 3. The False Prophet in the Context of the Apocalypse; 4. John's Beasts and Talking Statues: A Look at Revelation 13:15; 5. 'Key' Passages; 6. Passages That Use 'tachu'; 7. Spirits Like Frogs; 8. Seals; 9. Beginning and End Passages; 10. 'White Stone' Passages; 11. Angel Standing in the Sun; 12. Seven Thunders; 13. Conclusion; Bibliography.
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies, 416.; Library of biblical studies [T&T Clark].
Responsibility: Rodney Lawrence Thomas.

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This book offers an interesting exploration of an aspect of Revelation which is seldom engaged by commentators. -- Journal for the Study of The New Testament, Volume 33 Number 5

 
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