A Commentary on the Revelation of John

Overview

A scholarly and comprehensive exposition of Revelation written in the language of the layperson. The verse-by-verse commentary is preceded by a brief discussion of authorship, date, setting, structure, and various methods of interpretation as well as by an analytical outline of the book.
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Overview

A scholarly and comprehensive exposition of Revelation written in the language of the layperson. The verse-by-verse commentary is preceded by a brief discussion of authorship, date, setting, structure, and various methods of interpretation as well as by an analytical outline of the book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802816849
  • Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 1/28/1972
  • Pages: 308
  • Sales rank: 1,247,649
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

George Eldon Ladd (1911—1982) was professor of New Testament exegesis and theology at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California. His numerous books include The New Testament and Criticism, A Commentary on the Revelation of John, and Theology of the New Testament."
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Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Chapter 1. Prologue and First Vision 19
Chapter 2. The Letters to the Seven Churches 36
Chapter 3. The Letters to the Seven Churches (continued) 55
Chapter 4. The Heavenly Throne 70
Chapter 5. The Sealed Book 79
Chapter 6. The Six Seals 95
Chapter 7. The Two Multitudes 110
Chapter 8. The Seventh Seal and the Six Trumpets 121
Chapter 9. The Six Trumpets (continued) 129
Chapter 10. The Angel and the Little Book 140
Chapter 11. The Measuring of the Temple and the Two Witnesses 149
Chapter 12. The Dragon, the Woman, and Her Seed 165
Chapter 13. The Two Beasts 176
Chapter 14. Visions of Assurance 188
Chapter 15. Preparation for the Bowls 203
Chapter 16. The Seven Bowls 209
Chapter 17. The Mystery of Babylon 220
Chapter 18. The Judgment of Babylon 235
Chapter 19. The Coming of Christ 244
Chapter 20. The Messianic Triumph 259
Chapter 21. The Consummation 275
Chapter 22. The Conclusion 286
Selected Bibliography 297
Index of Scripture 301
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