By Edmondo F. Lupieri

ISBN-10: 0802860737

ISBN-13: 9780802860736

Edmondo Lupieri's major objective in A observation at the Apocalypse of John is to introduce readers to the psychological and religious international of John as either a first-century Jew and a follower of Jesus. The fruit of over ten years of study, a confident reaction to postmodern feedback, and a tutorial best-seller in its Italian version, Lupieri's statement 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 international of the Apocalypse and supplies an open observation, choked with unique remedies of knotty interpretive difficulties. retaining a powerful ancient point of view all through, he examines the textual content of the Apocalypse line by way of line, paying cautious realization to the Greek textual content, delivering a brand new translation, making broad use of apocryphal, pseudepigraphal, and Qumran literature, and sometimes studying John's Apocalypse compared to different Jewish apocalypses.

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

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