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By Edmondo F. Lupieri

Edmondo Lupieri's major target in A remark 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 study, a optimistic reaction to postmodern feedback, and an instructional best-seller in its Italian version, Lupieri's observation deals either new proposals and standard interpretations to make clear this complicated coda to the biblical message.

In an illuminating preface Lupieri discusses the unusual international of the Apocalypse and grants an open remark, packed with unique remedies of knotty interpretive difficulties. conserving a robust historic point of view all through, he examines the textual content of the Apocalypse line by means of line, paying cautious consciousness to the Greek textual content, supplying a brand new translation, making broad use of apocryphal, pseudepigraphal, and Qumran literature, and sometimes reading John's Apocalypse compared 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 that means of the biblical text.

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