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Revelation / introduction, translation, and commentary by J. Massyngberde Ford.


1st ed.. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1975.
ISBN 0385008953, 9780385008952

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Other Title Bible.
Society of Biblical Literature abbreviation for series: AB
Other Authors Ford, J. Massyngberde
Subjects Bible. New Testament. Apocalypse -- Critique, interpreĢtation, etc.
Bible. Revelation -- Commentaries.
Bible. Revelation.
Openbaring van Johannes (bijbelboek)
Series Bible. 1964 ; v. 38.
Description xlviii, 455 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1975.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 58-66) and index.
Summary Along with a fresh new translation of the book, the author's insightful commentary and unique conclusions make for captivating reading. In light of both ancient writings and recent archaeological discoveries, Dr. Ford shows what this baffling work meant to first-century believers, and what it means for Christians today.
Dr. Ford addresses the seemingly infinite questions surrounding the book of Revelation. Issues of authorship, date, literary composition, theology, audience, purpose, and the meaning of John's now obscure symbolism occupy Ford throughout. Traditionally, Revelation is the final New Testament book, but its theology, imagery, and historical content suggest it might be the transitional link between the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. Contrary to general scholarly opinion, Ford identifies the writer as the Hebrew prophet and forerunner of Jesus, John the Baptist, not John the Evangelist. She conjectures that the Baptist spread his fiery apocalyptic visions decades before the first Gospels were completed.
Genre Commentaries.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1092578
(OCoLC)ocm01092578
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