Revelation 1-7. An Exegetical Commentary by Robert L. Thomas PDF

By Robert L. Thomas

ISBN-10: 0802492657

ISBN-13: 9780802492654

This quantity offers an exegetical research of the 1st seven chapters of the Apocalypse. It reaffirms the elemental framework of Eschatology espoused via old Christianity yet with additional viewpoint of centuries of doctrinal development within the physique of Christ.

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L. Houlden, The Johannine Epistles, HNTC (New York: Harper & Row, 1973), p. 45. 7 Authorship of the Apocalypse Revelation 1-7 the passage a crux interpretum; less charitably Loisy ... ' ... " 11 Unusual grammatical phenomena are by no means limited to the Apocalypse in the apostle John's canonical writings. If John deviated from the normal usage in 1 John, why could he not have done so in the Apocalypse? No writer can be put into a straitjacket and required to have no deviations or to practice the same kinds of grammatical deviations in everything he writes.

453. 11. R. Bultmann, The Johannine Epistles, Hermeneia (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1973), p. 77. 12. Ned Bernard Stonehouse, The Apocalypse in the Ancient Church (Goes, Holland: Oosterbaan & Le Cointre, 1929), p. 126; cf. also G. B. Caird, A Commentary on the Revelation of St. John the Divine, HNTC (New York: Harper & Row, 1966), pp. 4-5. l3 His Ecclesiastical History shows how deep his regard for Dionysius was. He devotes one entire book to this Alexandrian leader and quotes from his writings extensively.

Hjnc; (thlipsis, "tribulation") in Rev. 1:9 to refer to the general tribulations of the Christian life harmonizes well with the same usage in John 16:33. The Greek noun chjnc; (apsis) is used in 20. Beckwith, Apocalypse, p. 356; Morris, Revelation, p. 31; Henry Barclay Swete, The Apocalypse of St. ), pp. cxvi-cxxx; Henry Alford, The Greek Testament (Cambridge: Deighton, Bell, 1903), 4:226-29. 11 Authorship of the Apocalypse Revelation 1-7 the sense of "countenance" in Rev. 1: 16. The only other NT occurrences of the word are in John 7:24; 11:44, with 11:44 carrying this same sense.

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