By J. Nelson Kraybill

ISBN-10: 1587432617

ISBN-13: 9781587432613

during this energetic creation, J. Nelson Kraybill exhibits how the e-book of Revelation used to be understood by means of its unique readers and what it capacity for Christians this present day. Kraybill locations Revelation in its first-century context, establishing 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, displaying how John's apocalypse is appropriate to the religious lifetime of believers this day. The booklet contains maps, timelines, pictures, a thesaurus, dialogue questions, and tales of contemporary Christians who dwell out John's imaginative and prescient of a brand new Jerusalem.

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