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By Edmondo F. Lupieri

ISBN-10: 0802860737

ISBN-13: 9780802860736

Edmondo Lupieri's major target in A statement at the Apocalypse of John is to introduce readers to the psychological and religious global of John as either a first-century Jew and a follower of Jesus. The fruit of over ten years of analysis, a optimistic reaction to postmodern feedback, and an educational best-seller in its Italian variation, Lupieri's observation bargains either new proposals and standard interpretations to make clear this advanced coda to the biblical message.

In an illuminating preface Lupieri discusses the unusual global of the Apocalypse and can provide an open observation, choked with unique remedies of knotty interpretive difficulties. preserving a powerful historic standpoint all through, he examines the textual content of the Apocalypse line via line, paying cautious cognizance to the Greek textual content, providing a brand new translation, making huge use of apocryphal, pseudepigraphal, and Qumran literature, and sometimes interpreting John's Apocalypse compared to different Jewish apocalypses.

considerate, thorough, and nonsectarian, Lupieri's Commentary at the Apocalypse of John will attract a person with a significant curiosity within the which means of the biblical text.

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