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By Edmondo F. Lupieri

Edmondo Lupieri's major target in A observation at the Apocalypse of John is to introduce readers to the psychological and non secular international of John as either a first-century Jew and a follower of Jesus. The fruit of over ten years of analysis, a confident reaction to postmodern feedback, and a tutorial best-seller in its Italian version, Lupieri's statement bargains either new proposals and conventional interpretations to make clear this advanced coda to the biblical message.

In an illuminating preface Lupieri discusses the unusual global of the Apocalypse and delivers an open remark, jam-packed with unique remedies of knotty interpretive difficulties. keeping a powerful ancient point of view all through, he examines the textual content of the Apocalypse line via line, paying cautious cognizance to the Greek textual content, delivering a brand new translation, making large use of apocryphal, pseudepigraphal, and Qumran literature, and infrequently studying John's Apocalypse compared to different Jewish apocalypses.

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

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