By Edmondo F. Lupieri

ISBN-10: 0802860737

ISBN-13: 9780802860736

Edmondo Lupieri's major target in A statement at the Apocalypse of John is to introduce readers to the psychological and non secular global of John as either a first-century Jew and a follower of Jesus. The fruit of over ten years of analysis, a optimistic reaction to postmodern feedback, and an educational best-seller in its Italian variation, Lupieri's statement deals either new proposals and standard interpretations to make clear this advanced coda to the biblical message.

In an illuminating preface Lupieri discusses the unusual global of the Apocalypse and delivers an open statement, packed with unique remedies of knotty interpretive difficulties. keeping a robust old point of view all through, he examines the textual content of the Apocalypse line by means of line, paying cautious awareness to the Greek textual content, delivering a brand new translation, making extensive use of apocryphal, pseudepigraphal, and Qumran literature, and sometimes studying John's Apocalypse compared to different Jewish apocalypses.

considerate, thorough, and nonsectarian, Lupieri's Commentary at the Apocalypse of John will entice a person with a significant curiosity within the that means of the biblical text.

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