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Unveiling Empire : Reading Revelation Then and Now - Wesley Howard-Brook

Unveiling Empire

Reading Revelation Then and Now

Paperback Published: 3rd December 2005
ISBN: 9781570752872
Number Of Pages: 300

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Unveiling Empire aims to be a fresh look, with new insights and interpretations, at the apocalyptic visions described in The Book of Revelation.'

List of Tables, Diagrams, and Figures
Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction: Reading Revelation
"Behold, a Door was Opened in Heaven": Seeking Wisdom from On Highp. 1
The Roots and Branches of Apocalyptic Writingsp. 46
Reading Revelation in Context: Imperial Rome and Christianity in the First Centuryp. 87
Revelation's "Bifurcated" Sense of Time and Spacep. 120
"Vengeance is Mine!" Says the Lord: Revelation's Language of Violence and the Practice of a Discipleship of Nonviolencep. 136
The City of Our God: Babylon or New Jerusalem?p. 157
"The Empire of the World has Become the Empire of our Lord and of his Messiah": Liturgy and Worship in Revelationp. 197
The War of Myths Between Revelation and Romep. 223
Coming Out of Empire Todayp. 236
Bibliographyp. 278
Abbreviationsp. 295
Index of Biblical and other Ancient Textsp. 297
General Indexp. 302
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ISBN: 9781570752872
ISBN-10: 1570752877
Series: Bible & Liberation S.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 300
Published: 3rd December 2005
Publisher: Orbis Books (USA)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.1 x 15.9  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.48