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Overview

The final book of the Bible has challenged, inspired, and astonished readers for nearly 2000 years.  There has been so much written about it, so many interpretations and commentaries printed, that the book of Revelation is probably the most analyzed book in all of Scripture. And yet it remains the most mysterious.


Now comes an illustrated graphic novel version of Revelation designed to give the text a visual resonance and physical vividness that makes it more real than ever before. This telling of Revelation is intended to have an immediate visceral impact, similar to the impact it would have had on its first and second century audiences, most of whom would have experienced it by hearing it told aloud. Our guide through the narrative is the apostle John, and in the book we see and hear the events channeled through his senses.  His powerful descriptions have been transformed into imagery that makes the text come to life for contemporary readers.


Including a translation by Fr. Mark Arey, an adaptation by Matt Dorff, and illustrations by renowned Christian artist Chris Koelle, The Book of Revelation is a fresh way to experience the wonders of this timeless narrative. See the Lamb, the Seven-Headed Dragon and the Beast as you’ve never seen them before. This visual experience of Revelation packs an emotional wallop as it captures John’s journey from the bleakness of his Patmos island prison to the glory of the Lamb’s triumph and the joy of Jesus’s return. The Book of Revelation is a thrilling ride through ancient prophecy that will touch your heart as you discover the story of the fulfillment of John’s enduring faith set in the context of the final battle between an all-powerful God and the evil in this world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310431367
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 11/06/2012
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishing
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 265,434
File size: 69 MB
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Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Father Mark Arey is currently the Director of the Office of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, as well as a principal translator of the Holy Synod Committee for translation of Greek liturgical texts.


Matt Dorff adapted the English translation of the Book of Revelation into a graphic novel script. He also oversaw the design and illustration process for the 16 months of production. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California Cinema School and has had over 30 of his movie scripts produced for film and television.


Chris has created illustrations for dozens of books, graphic novels, and award-winning documentaries, combining both traditional and digital media in his work.  He loves truth, beauty, and goodness. Chris lives and works in South Carolina with his wife Annie, who is also an artist, and their son, Marshall, and daughter, Pearl.


Chris grew up splitting his time between Greece and Canada. At age 9, he started doing TV commercials and professional theater. He left home at 18 to perform in a series of US national tours after which, he landed on Broadway. Chris now splits his time between New York and Los Angeles acting in TV and Film. Also an established voice-over artist, he can be hard on numerous national campaigns and networks.

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