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Revelation

Author: Robert W Wall
Publisher: Peabody, Mass. : Hendrickson Publishers, ©1991.
Series: New International biblical commentary, 18.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Horsemen, signs, seals, weeks{u2014}this volume in Hendrickson's popular New International Biblical Commentary tackles the New Testament book that puzzles and intrigues laypeople and students alike. Wall takes a sane, common-sense approach to Revelation, explaining both its historical setting and its apocalyptic character. Like other NIBC volumes, this commentary uses the NIV for clarity and accessibility.
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Title: Revelation /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Wall
ISBN: 0943575494; 9780943575490; 0853646724; 9780853646723
Notes: Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-281) and indexes.
Description: xv, 295 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Prologue (Rev. 1:1-3) -- Greetings from John of Patmos to the seven churches of Asia (Rev. 1:4-20) -- Greetings from Christ to the seven churches of Asia (Rev. 2:1--3:22) -- Thanksgiving for God's reign : the ground of Christian faith (Rev. 4:1-11) -- The exaltation of God's Lamb : the penultimate event of salvation's history (Rev. 5:1-14) -- The Lamb breaks six seals of God's scroll (Rev. 6:1-17) -- Interlude : reminder of God's faithfulness to God's people (Rev. 7:1-17) -- God's Lamb opens the seventh seal (Rev. 8:1-5) -- Angelic trumpets sound six judgments of God (Rev. 8:6--9:21) -- Interlude : two reminders of God's faithfulness (Rev. 10:1--11:14) -- The seventh angel sounds the final trumpet (Rev. 11:15-19) -- Flashback : the genesis of the current crisis (Rev. 12:1-12) -- The war in heaven continues on Earth (Rev. 12:13--13:18) -- The eschatological outcomes of the conflict : the vindication of the faithful (Rev. 14:1-5) -- The eschatological outcomes of the conflict : the judgment of the faithless (Rev. 14:6-20) -- The third sign in heaven : bowls of eschatological plagues poured out on Babylon (Rev. 15:1-16:16) -- The seventh bowl : the final destruction of Babylon (Rev. 16:17-17:18) -- The aftermath of Babylon's destruction (Rev. 18:1-19:10) -- The return of the exalted Lamb : the ultimate event of salvation's history (Rev. 19:11--20:15) -- The city of God : entering God's promised shalom (Rev. 21:1-22:6a) -- The epistolary benediction (Rev. 22:6b-21).
Responsibility: Robert W. Wall.
Genre/Form: Commentaries.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wall, Robert W. Revelation. Peabody, Mass. : Hendrickson Publishers, ©1991 (OCoLC)632831122
Year: ©1991.
Publisher: Peabody, Mass. : Hendrickson Publishers,
Standard Numbers: Publisher no: ACQ62510 981102 GBP4.65 ETM!; LCCN: 91032871
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: BS2825.3; Dewey No.: 228/.077
Series: New International biblical commentary ;; Number: 18; Variation: New International biblical commentary ; 18.
OCLC No.: 24380533

Abstract:

Horsemen, signs, seals, weeks{u2014}this volume in Hendrickson's popular New International Biblical Commentary tackles the New Testament book that puzzles and intrigues laypeople and students alike. Wall takes a sane, common-sense approach to Revelation, explaining both its historical setting and its apocalyptic character. Like other NIBC volumes, this commentary uses the NIV for clarity and accessibility.
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