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Apocalypse: The Book of Revelation

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Translation of L'Apocalypse, architecture en mouvement.
Unknown Binding, 283 pages
Published December 31st 1977 by Seabury Press
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Martin Pujdak
Apr 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The Book of Revelation is one I have avoided because of its complex structure and vast symbolism that has its roots in the rich tradition of the Old Testament. Jacques Ellul's book, while not effortless to read, shows a profound discernment of the last book of the Bible.

Moreover the author emphasizes the central theme, which incidentally is found exactly in the mid point of reading the Apocalypse. That central theme is not, as many suppose, the "Final Judgement Day". Instead, the mystery that is
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Leandro Guimarães
Surprenant, essentiel, et pourtant hérétique. Son universalisme teinte toute son exégèse et lui force à des explications vraiment fantastiques parfois, presque ruinant un commentaire que, de reste, est excellent, respectueux, soigneux de l’honneur de Dieux et rempli d’admiration pour la gloire de Christ.
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