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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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Rethinking “the Analogy of Scripture” and the Apocalypse with Gordon Fee

It’s great when a first rank scholar tackles a New Testament document, say Romans or in this case, Revelation, the Apocalypse. Okay, let me get right to it.  In his new commentary on the book of Revelation, John’s Apocalypse, Gordon … Continue reading

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