Climax Of Prophecy

Climax Of Prophecy

by Richard Bauckham
     
 

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

Overview


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 profound theology of the Apocalypse of John. It is a sustained enterprise to understand both the form and the message of the Apocalypse in its literary and historical contexts.An invaluable and illuminating work for students, scholars and ministers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780567086259
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Pages:
570
Sales rank:
960,041
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.26(d)

Meet the Author


Richard Bauckham is Professor of New Testament Studies, St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, UK.

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