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Reading the book of Revelation: “The Elephant in the Room”

Dwight D. Sheets, an expert in the area of Jewish and early Christian apocalyptic literature, says that the book of Revelation, the Apocalypse, “exhibits a strong sense of imminence” that is often ignored or explained metaphorically. According to Sheets, John … Continue reading

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Book Review: Revelation by Gordon D. Fee

Paperback: 340 pages Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers (October 1, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 1608994317 Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.8 inches Amazon.com Wipf & Stock Publishers   Many thanks to Wipf & Stock Publishers for this review copy … Continue reading

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Rethinking “The Great Tribulation” with Gordon Fee

Since Gordon Fee has already dated the Apocalypse at either a late first- or early second-century based on the “tension between church and state that dominates the book, which did not occur in Asia Minor until this time,” it came as no … Continue reading

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I've found the Book of Revelation (Apocalypse) Among the Easiest to Read

Let me remove all suspicions immediately: I do not have the English text in mind.  And neither am I speaking about the symbolism of this “confusing” book. Rather, I’m referring to the Greek text.  About a week ago I decided … Continue reading

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