Introduction

  1. Judith Kovacs and
  2. Christopher Rowland

Published Online: 4 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773512.ch

Revelation: The Apocalypse of Jesus Christ

Revelation: The Apocalypse of Jesus Christ

How to Cite

Kovacs, J. and Rowland, C. (2004) Introduction, in Revelation: The Apocalypse of Jesus Christ, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773512.ch

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631232148

Online ISBN: 9780470773512

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Keywords:

  • ancient literary;
  • apocalypse;
  • jewish texts;
  • roman catholic;
  • church

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Apocalypse in History: The Place of the Book of Revelation in Christian Theology and Life

  • The Apocalypse in the Context of Jewish and Early Christian Literature

  • Differing Patterns in the Reception of the Apocalypse: A Summary

  • Point of View: Distinctive Emphases of this Commentary

  • The Reception of the Apocalypse: Survey of Important Interpretations and of Artistic Representations