By J. Nelson Kraybill

ISBN-10: 1587432617

ISBN-13: 9781587432613

during this full of life creation, J. Nelson Kraybill indicates how the booklet of Revelation used to be understood by way of its unique readers and what it skill for Christians at the present time. Kraybill areas Revelation in its first-century context, starting a window into the political, monetary, and social realities of the early church. His clean interpretation highlights Revelation's liturgical constitution and directs readers' attentions to twenty-first-century problems with empire, worship, and allegiance, exhibiting how John's apocalypse is appropriate to the non secular lifetime of believers this present day. The ebook contains maps, timelines, pictures, a word list, dialogue questions, and tales of recent Christians who stay out John's imaginative and prescient of a brand new Jerusalem.

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