Apocalypse and Allegiance

Worship, Politics, and Devotion in the Book of Revelation
Product Number: EB00004632
Released: Apr 01, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441212559
Publisher: Brazos Press
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Description

In this lively introduction, J. Nelson Kraybill shows how the book of Revelation was understood by its original readers and what it means for Christians today. Kraybill places Revelation in its first-century context, opening a window into the political, economic, and social realities of the early church. His fresh interpretation highlights Revelation's liturgical structure and directs readers' attentions to twenty-first-century issues of empire, worship, and allegiance, showing how John's apocalypse is relevant to the spiritual life of believers today. The book includes maps, timelines, photos, a glossary, discussion questions, and stories of modern Christians who live out John's vision of a New Jerusalem.

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Author(s): J. Nelson Kraybill
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Apr 01, 2010

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