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Climax of Prophecy: Studies on the Book of Revelation

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The Apocalypse of John is a work of immense importance and learning. Yet among the major works of early Christianity included in the New Testament it has received relatively little scholarly attention.This work is a significant contribution to remedying this neglect. The author examines the meticulous literary artistry, creative imagination, radical political critique and...more
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Published November 10th 2000 by Bloomsbury T&T Clark (first published January 1st 1993)
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Mary Fisher
I still am working my way through this work.

I like the fact it is a series of stand alone essays.

I am disappointed in that it deals far more widely with how certain language is used in the wider world of apocalyptic than the Book of Revelation. I am feeling that it is not giving me sufficient analysis of how particular apocalyptic language is used in the Book of Revelation that I would like.

But when I have finished working through it I will adjust this review.

I still tend toward Caird and Beale...more
Charlie
11 brilliant essays mine the book of Revelation from literary, theological, and cultural-historical directions. For scholars only.
Seumas Macdonald
this is one of the best books i have read at a scholarly level regarding the book of Revelation
Rob Dalrymple
One of the best books I've read. For the serious student. One who knows Greek
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Richard Bauckham (b. September 22, 1946) is a New Testament scholar and professor of New Testament studies at St. Mary's College, University of St. Andrews, Scotland.
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