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Sacra Pagina : Revelation - Wilfrid J. Harrington

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Revelation

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Now Available in Paperback! More than any other New Testament writing the Book of Revelation demands commentary. Its often-bewildering text is easily open to less than scholarly interpretation. Father Harrington brings his scholarship to the Book of Revelation and conveys its Christian message. He puts the work in its historical and social setting 'a first-century CE province of the Roman Empire 'and explores its social and religious background and its literary character. Through Father Harrington we hear clearly the challenge of John, the prophet, to the Churches of his time 'and to ours 'not to compromise the Gospel message. "

Scholars, pastors, and theological students who have good background in Scripture and theology will benefit much from this book. It should however, be on the shelf of every university library and seminary.Catholic Library World

Editor's Prefacep. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Abbreviationsp. xvii
Introduction
Literary Formp. 1
Authorship and Datep. 8
Backgroundp. 9
Purposep. 12
Lines of Interpretationp. 14
An Outlinep. 17
Theological Perspectivesp. 23
General Bibliographyp. 39
Translation, Notes, Interpretation
Prologue, Address, and Inaugural Vision
Prologue (1:1-3)p. 43
The Address (1:4-8)p. 45
Vision of One Like a Son of Man (1:9-20)p. 49
The Messages to the Seven Churches
Message to Ephesus (2:1-7)p. 54
Message to Smyrna (2:8-11)p. 58
Message to Pergamum (2:12-17)p. 60
Message to Thyatira (2:18-29)p. 63
Message to Sardis (3:1-6)p. 67
Message to Philadelphia (3:7-13)p. 69
Message to Laodicea (3:14-22)p. 73
The Scroll Vision
The Heavenly Temple (Ch. 4)p. 78
The Lamb and the Scroll (Ch. 5)p. 83
The Seven Seals
The First Four Seals (6:1-8)p. 89
The Fifth Seal (6:9-11)p. 92
The Sixth Seal (6:12-17)p. 95
The Sealing of the Faithful (7:1-8)p. 97
Song of Victory (7:9-17)p. 100
The Seventh Seal (8:1-5)p. 103
The Seven Trumpets
The First Four Trumpets (8:6-13)p. 105
The Fifth Trumpet (First Woe) (9:1-12)p. 108
The Sixth Trumpet (Second Woe) (9:13-21)p. 111
The Open Scroll (Ch. 10)p. 114
The Temple Measured (11:1-2)p. 118
The Two Witnesses (11:3-14)p. 120
The Seventh Trumpet (11:15-19)p. 125
The Woman and the Dragon
The Woman and the Dragon (12:1-6)p. 128
Victory in Heaven (12:7-12)p. 131
Dragon and Woman (12:13-18)p. 135
The Two Beasts
The First Beast (13:1-10)p. 137
The Second Beast (13:11-18)p. 142
Salvation and Judgment
The Companions of the Lamb (14:1-5)p. 146
Proclamation of Judgment (14:6-13)p. 149
The Harvest (14:14-16)p. 153
The Vintage (14:17-20)p. 156
The Last Plagues
Song of Moses and the Lamb (15:1-4)p. 158
The Angels of the Bowls (15:5-16:1)p. 160
The First Four Bowls (16:2-9)p. 162
The Fifth Bowl (16:10-11)p. 165
The Sixth Bowl (16:12-16)p. 165
The Seventh Bowl (16:17-21)p. 168
The Harlot and the Beast
The Harlot and the Beast (Ch. 17)p. 170
The End of Babylon
The Fall of Babylon (18:1-8)p. 176
Dirges Over Babylon (18:9-19)p. 179
The Judgment of Babylon (18:20-24)p. 182
The Vindication of God's People (19:1-10)p. 185
The End of Evil
The End of the Beasts (19:11-21)p. 189
The End of Satan (20:1-10)p. 195
The Last Judgment (20:11-15)p. 202
The New Jerusalem
The New Heaven and Earth (21:1-8)p. 206
The New Jerusalem (21:9-22:5)p. 212
Epilogue and Conclusion
Epilogue and Conclusion (22:6-21)p. 220
Excursus: Positive Eschaton Only: Revelation and "Universal Salvation"p. 229
Complete Translationp. 237
Indexes
Principal Ancient Parallelsp. 261
Subjectsp. 267
Authorsp. 269
Supplemental Bibliographyp. 273
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ISBN: 9780814659779
ISBN-10: 0814659772
Series: Sacra Pagina (Quality Paper)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 278
Published: 1st April 2008
Publisher: Michael Glazier Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.56 x 15.9  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.42