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By Edmondo F. Lupieri

Edmondo Lupieri's major target in A statement at the Apocalypse of John is to introduce readers to the psychological and religious international 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 a tutorial best-seller in its Italian version, Lupieri's statement deals 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 can provide an open statement, packed with unique remedies of knotty interpretive difficulties. keeping a powerful old point of view all through, he examines the textual content of the Apocalypse line by means of line, paying cautious recognition to the Greek textual content, providing a brand new translation, making extensive use of apocryphal, pseudepigraphal, and Qumran literature, and sometimes interpreting John's Apocalypse in comparison to different Jewish apocalypses.

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

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