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Breaking the code : understanding the Book of Revelation  Cover Image Book Book

Breaking the code : understanding the Book of Revelation / Bruce M. Metzger ; revised and updated by David A. DeSilva.

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  • ISBN: 9781501881503
  • ISBN: 1501881507
  • ISBN: 150188154X
  • ISBN: 9781501881541
  • Physical Description: 144 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Revised edition.
  • Publisher: Nashville : Abingdon Press, [2019]

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Formatted Contents Note:
Introducing the book of Revelation -- John's vision of the heavenly Christ (1:1-20) -- Prophetic words to the churches (2:1-29) -- More prophetic words to the churches (3:1-22) -- John's vision of God and the Lamb (4:1--5:14) -- Opening the seven seals of God's scroll (6:1--8:5) -- Sounding the seven trumpets (8:6--11:19) -- The satanic counterfeit: the dragon and the two beasts (12:1--14:5) -- The seven bowls of God's wrath (14:6--16:21) -- Babylon the great: toppling empire and its evils (17:1--18:24) -- The final victory and the last judgment (19:1--20:15) -- John's vision of the heavenly Jerusalem (21:1--22:21).
Summary, etc.:
The Book of Revelation contains passages of great beauty and comfort, as well as passages that strike the casual reader as bizarre, bewildering, and sometimes frightening. How are readers today to discern God's message in this peculiar part of the Bible? Breaking the Code Revised Edition provides a trustworthy guide to the rich symbolism of this important biblical book. Noted biblical scholar Bruce M. Metzger presents the fruits of solid scholarship in a non-academic style. This revised edition includes updates based on current biblical research, as well as additional teaching from author and respected New Testament scholar David deSilva.
Subject: Bible. Revelation > Criticism, interpretation, etc.

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