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By Edmondo F. Lupieri

Edmondo Lupieri's major aim in A remark 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 analysis, a optimistic reaction to postmodern feedback, and an instructional best-seller in its Italian version, Lupieri's statement deals either new proposals and standard interpretations to make clear this advanced coda to the biblical message.

In an illuminating preface Lupieri discusses the unusual global of the Apocalypse and gives you an open remark, filled with unique remedies of knotty interpretive difficulties. preserving a powerful old point of view all through, he examines the textual content of the Apocalypse line by way of line, paying cautious consciousness to the Greek textual content, supplying a brand new translation, making large use of apocryphal, pseudepigraphal, and Qumran literature, and infrequently interpreting 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 major curiosity within the that means of the biblical text.

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