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By Edmondo F. Lupieri

Edmondo Lupieri's major aim in A remark at the Apocalypse of John is to introduce readers to the psychological and non secular global of John as either a first-century Jew and a follower of Jesus. The fruit of over ten years of study, a optimistic reaction to postmodern feedback, and an educational best-seller in its Italian variation, Lupieri's statement deals either new proposals and standard interpretations to make clear this advanced coda to the biblical message.

In an illuminating preface Lupieri discusses the unusual international of the Apocalypse and delivers an open remark, filled with unique remedies of knotty interpretive difficulties. keeping a robust historic point of view all through, he examines the textual content of the Apocalypse line via line, paying cautious recognition to the Greek textual content, supplying a brand new translation, making vast use of apocryphal, pseudepigraphal, and Qumran literature, and infrequently interpreting John's Apocalypse in comparison to different Jewish apocalypses.

considerate, thorough, and nonsectarian, Lupieri's Commentary at the Apocalypse of John will entice a person with a significant curiosity within the which means of the biblical text.

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