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  Book of Revelation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The book of Revelation or The Apocalypse of John (IPA: [əˈpɑkəlɪps], from Greek ἀποκάλυψις ἀπο or apo- ["away from"] and κάλυψις or kalupsis ["a covering"]—meaning literally "pulling the cover away from")[1] is the last canonical book of the New Testament in the Bible.
Politically, historicist interpretations apply the symbols of Revelation to the gradual division and collapse of the Roman Empire, the emergence of a divided Europe in the West and a Muslim empire in the East, and the collapse of the Eastern Empire while Europe attempts to reunite and recreate the Roman Empire.
The Zodiacal Interpretation of the Book of Revelations contends that the language of the Zodiac is a key to understanding the vision of John.
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 BOOK OF REVELATION - LoveToKnow Article on BOOK OF REVELATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
For the book is a revelation made by Gcd to Jesus Christ, who through His angel made it known to John for transmission to the churches.
The book is most probably the work of a single author, but it was not written wholly at one date, nor have all the parts come directly, from one brain.
Nevertheless, the book exhibits a relative unity; for, whatever digressions occur in the development of its theme, the maip object of the writer is never lost sight of.
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 Yazidi Book of Revelation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Yazidi Book of Revelation (Kitêba Cilwe in Kurdish) and the Yazidi Black Book (Mishefa Reş in Kurdish) are the two principal holy books of the Yazidi.
The original text of the Book of Revelation is kept in the Yazidi village of Ba'idn, and the original text of the Yazidi Black Book is kept in the village of Qasr 'tzz at-Din.
Chapter One of the Book of Revelation discusses the Yazidi doctrine of the nature of God, who is made to declare that he is the author of what "outsiders call evils".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yazidi_Book_of_Revelation   (1625 words)

  
 The mystical the Book of Revelation
Cayce revealed that the Book of Revelation is the symbolic story of how humanity in general (and a human in particular) attains this manifestation of the divine.
Cayce revealed that the Book of Revelation is a very deep study of self and a manual of understanding for all who want to progress on the spiritual path.
The Book of Revelation describes the evolution of the soul through seven spiritual dimensions connected to the seven spiritual centers within the body which can be opened through the practice of meditation.
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 The Book of Revelation

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It is the Revelation of Jesus, and it is the least understood, as it is written in symbols and allegories such as different colored horses, a dragon, different kinds of beasts and other images, to such an extent that none of the Christians down through the ages, nor the Covenant-breaking Baha'is, could fathom its meaning.
REVELATION CHAPTER 7 1 "After this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds of the earth, that no wind might blow on earth or sea or against any tree." Ali is the fifth angel and he is the establisher of the Revelation of Muhammed.
REVELATION CHAPTER 10 1 "Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, wrapped in a cloud, with a rainbow over his head, and his face was like the sun, and his legs like pillars of fire." This "angel" is "mighty", meaning he will be able to fulfill his mission.
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 Spending Time with Jim McGuiggan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The book of revelation is a prophetic call to loyalty to God who alone is worthy of service and praise.
The truth is, the book of revelation deals with things that related to the Roman Empire, the fourth beast of Daniel 7, when it came into conflict with the New Testament church back in the first centuries.
Revelation presents Rome as the tool and instrument of Satan in conflict with Christians who are the body of Christ, the army of the white-horsed rider whose name is The Word of God (Revelation 19:11-16).
www.jimmcguiggan.com /revelation/lesson.asp?id=40   (1938 words)

  
 Book of Revelation, Apocalypse
Jesus wants us to read Revelation so much that it is the only book in the Bible with a blessing to those who read it, Blessed is he who reads aloud the words of the prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written therein; for the time is near (1:3)...
The book does not provide a linear description of the end times, of the end of your life and mine, but presents several cycles of visions that warn about coming tribulations and the final total triumph..
Through its warnings and promises the book seeks to bring readers to renewed faith in God and the Lamb, who are the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end (1:8; 22:13).
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 Interpreting The Book of Revelation
While the book of Revelation is obviously modeled in some ways on the classic form of apocalyptic writings, the message of the book implies something far different than "traditional" apocalyptic writings.
All of the book is a symbolic account of the whole scope of world history, with the "beast" identified with various historical figures or peoples, from the Saracens, to Mohammed, to the Pope, to Adolph Hitler.
The book is basically a symbolic account of the early church, but rather than simply containing eternal principles, it is a confession from the first century church about God and how he enables His people to deal with hard times.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Apocalypse
In Asia, Melito, Bishop of Sardis, one of the Seven Churches of the Apocalypse, acknowledged the Revelation of John and wrote a commentary on it (Eusebius, Hist.
From the manner in which Dionysius argued the question, it is evident that he thought the book dangerous as occasioning crude and sensual notions concerning the resurrection.
It is symbolized by the book with seven seals.
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 Berith.org -- Essays -- Understanding the Book of Revelation
The question, then, is which parts of the book of Revelation are intended by John to be literal and which parts are intended to be figurative.
The beginning of the book of Revelation, then, rather strongly implies that the things that this book predicts are to occur soon after the book is written.
Idealists say that the symbolism of Revelation was not meant to be applied to one specific sequence of historical events, but, more generally, to the Church of every age and land as she struggles against the world.
www.berith.org /essays/rev   (5549 words)

  
 Book of Revelation passages -- Revelation 13
This web site includes a discussion of the Book of Revelation, the last chapter of the Bible, which includes a description of a catastrophic sequence of events that some people believe are occurring now.
Also in Revelation there are the four horsemen of the Apocalypse -- the Antichrist, the conqueror, on a white horse; war, on a red horse; economic depression, on a fl horse; and death rides a pale horse, and hell rides with him.
Also, in Revelation 9:11 it describes an evil demon from Hell, "The Angel of the Bottomless Pit", also called "The Destroyer, who I think is Osama bin Laden, who is not the Antichrist but rather an "unclean spirit" or demon, note the passage number 9:11 being the same as the attack date 9-11.
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 Book of Revelation
The Book of Revelation, with its bizarre symbolism, intense hatred, and bloodthirstiness of the future should not be taken literally.
The Book of Revelation, as a prophecy of the end of the world and the triumph of the Spirit, was the bedrock of all millenarian attempts to link the prophecies of the Bible with the events of the contemporary world.
The conception of Antichrist as a perverter of men led naturally to his connection with false doctrine (I John 2:18, 22, 4:3; II John 7.) In the Book of Revelation the Antichrist is seen as a worker of wonders and a seducer.
www.adishakti.org /book_of_revelation.htm   (6260 words)

  
 New Testament Gateway: Book of Revelation
Robert M. Grant, “The Book of Revelation”, Chapter 15 in A Historical Introduction to the New Testament (New York: Harper and Row, 1963), reproduced on Religion-Online.
Barry D. Smith, “The Book of Revelation”, an element among the on-line course materials for The New Testament and Its Context at Atlantic Baptist University.
Stephen Moyise, “Authorial Intention and the Book of Revelation”, AUSS 39 (2001), pp.
www.ntgateway.com /rev.htm   (682 words)

  
 Booklet > The Book of Revelation Unveiled > The Book of Revelation: Is It Relevant Today?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The book of Revelation—the last book in the Bible—is, to many people, its most puzzling.
Revelation, also called the Apocalypse, also describes an incredibly deceptive alliance of internationally powerful political and religious entities attempting to prevent Jesus' reign from ever being established.
The book of Revelation presents us with good news and bad news about the future.
www.ucg.org /booklets/RV   (609 words)

  
 Revelation, Book of (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
The author of this book was undoubtedly John the apostle.
His name occurs four times in the book itself (1:1, 4, 9; 22:8), and there is every reason to conclude that the "John" here mentioned was the apostle.
As to the relation between this book and the Gospel of John, it has been well observed that...
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 Dating the Book of Revelation
In Revelation 1:9-10, John told us that he was in The Spirit on The Lord’s Day when he heard a loud voice like a trumpet.
Since there were seven trumpet soundings in the Book of Revelation, the seventh trumpet or Feast of Trumpets would have occurred in 69 CE (AD).
Considering what the book of Revelation is really about, it would make sense that the Revelation would be given before Nero Caesar began persecuting Christians in 64 CE (AD).
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 The Book of Revelation
The Book of Revelation is really an interpretation of earlier apocalyptic prophesies, specifically the Book of Daniel.
The author of Revelation was not fluent in Greek and is believed to have been an Aramaic speaking resident of Palestine, possibly a wandering prophet.
In the Book of Revelation "Christian martyrs are seen in triumph, dressed in white, beside the throne of God, while the letters to the Seven Churches concern Christians' compromises with pagan worship and their falling away from strict Christian loyalties."
www.mystae.com /restricted/reflections/messiah/revelation.html   (2936 words)

  
 Revelation
"The Study of the Revelation," "The Revelation of John," "The Place of Apocalyptic in the Teaching of Jesus and of The Early Church," An Introduction to the New Testament by Richard Heard.
Revelation: Introduction and Outline, by Professor Barry D. Smith, Atlantic Baptist University, in Religious Studies 1023: The New Testament and Its Context.
"Baptismal Praxis in the Book of Revelation," Charles A Gieschen, Concordia Theological Seminary.
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 The Apocalypse of John
The book's own testimony indicates that it originated in the province of Asia in a time of severe oppression of Christians, which is most readily conceivable under Domitian.
The book of Revelation as a whole has the external form of a letter in that it begins with an opening salutation (1:4-6) and closes with a benediction (22:21).
It is a reminder that for all its surface strangeness, the book of Revelation is not to be separated from the rest of the New Testament.
www.earlychristianwritings.com /revelation.html   (1213 words)

  
 THE BOOK OF REVELATION
This Book of Revelation is the greatest of all the books of the Bible.
The Book of Revelation is the greatest book in the entire Bible, and it is the book that is most misunderstood.
Here he is telling them to remember the Revelation of Baha'u'llah that they had received, and the plan of Shoghi Effendi that was thrown out by their slave masters, and to keep that plan and repent that they are with the Covenant-breakers.
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 Amazon.co.uk: The Book Of Revelation: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
His previous novel Soft marked an upswing in terms of recognition, and The Book Of Revelation, his sixth, succeeds in augmenting his reputation further, for it is both psychologically and formally daring in a precise and intelligent manner.
"The Book of Revelation" is a curious title for this disturbing and haunting story about the systematic,trauma-induced destruction of an Amsterdam based male dancer's life.
"The Book of Revelation" is superbly written and Thomson describes the emotional turmoil of the central character perfectly, from the dramatic effect of his ordeal on his sexual behaviour, to his desire for solitude and his disconnection from society.
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 Revelation 13: Book of Revelation Passages -- Illustrated with My Interpretation -- The Rise of the Antichrist
This is for reference, return to the "Revelation 13: Astrology for the New Age, Prophecies of the Future" first page for my predictions and detailed interpretation of Revelation.
And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.
Elsewhere in Revelation it is indicated that this beast is red in color-- so it could be the Confederation of Independent States led by Russia.
www.revelation13.net /Revelation.html   (647 words)

  
 Book of Revelation
The book sets it's own context in the first chapter, since Jesus tells John what he will be writing.
Most of the book does follow chronologically, however it is not unusual for the author to stop to give some details along the way.
The Book is written to all generations, but interestingly there is special meaning for those reading it during the tribulation.
www.endtimes.org /revelation.html   (1556 words)

  
 The Book of Revelations, Part 1, "Letters to the Seven Churches"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Couching a vast flood of prophecies in a numerology of sevens, the Book of Revelation addresses the scattered Christian Churches which had begun springing up across the world in the first century A.D. At first glance, only seven specific churches dotting the western landscape of Asia Minor (now Turkey) seem to be addressed.
Designed by God, John indicates that the Book of Revelation is a letter that emanates from three sources.
I shall not blot their names out of the book of life, but acknowledge their names in the presence of my Father and his angels.
goodnewschristianministry.org /revelations1.htm   (3359 words)

  
 The Book Of Revelation or the Apocalypse
The endtime prophets, as a whole, are twisting and polluting the true revelation of Jesus Christ.
It is the Bible or Word of God that is sealed with the seven seals and this book of prophecy is found to be open later in the Book of Revelation.
It is the spiritual revelation of Jesus Christ the Son of God, and his body.
www.thunderministries.net /Revelation/book_of_revelation.htm   (323 words)

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