DOC: THE THEOLOGY OF THE BOOK OF REVELATION


The Book of Revelation is a work of profound theology. But its literary form makes it impenetrable to many modern readers and open to all kinds of misinterpret- ations. Richard Bauckham explains how the book's imagery conveyed meaning in its original context and how the book's theology is inseparable from its literary structure and composition.... Document/File: .pdf, filesize: n/a. Filetype: pdf. Filename: the-theology-of-the-book-of-revelation. Title: THE THEOLOGY OF THE BOOK OF REVELATION. 2014.

 

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  AN INTRODUCTION TO THE BOOK OF REVELATION

... THE FIRST PATRISTIC INT ERPRETATION I HAVE DONE IS OF "THE REVELATION OF JESUS CHRIST." IT WAS IN THE BEGINNING OF THE SIXTIES, WHEN I FELT SO EAGER TO STUDY IT IN THE LIGHT OF THE EARLY FATHERS' WRIT - INGS. NOW, I FEEL IT IS DIFFICULT TO REWRITE IT OR MAKE ANY ADDITION TO IT. I PREFERRED TO PRESENT THE SCRIPTURE IN A COLLEC TIVE PICTURE IN ARABIC AND IN ENGLISH EXPLAINING THE WIDE BASIS OF THE BOOK OF REVELATION AND ITS PRINCIPAL IDEAS. ...
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  THE BOOK OF REVELATION

... ( BOLD TYPE AND UNDERLINING OF SCRIPTURE TEXT HAVE BEEN ADDED FOR EMPHASIS) (YOUR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS ARE WELCOME) NOTE: IT IS MOST IMPORTANT TO UNDERSTAND THAT THE BOOK OF REVELATION DOES NOT LIST THE SCENES AND EVENTS IN THE SAME OR DER IN WHICH THEY WILL ACTUALLY OCCUR. ...
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  THE RAPTURE AND THE BOOK OF REVELATION

... THE RELEVANCE OF THE BOOK OF REVELATION TO THE ISSUE OF THE TIMING OF THE RAPTURE IS UNQUEST IONED. ASSUMPTIONS COMMON TO MANY WHO PARTICIPATE IN DISCUSSING THE ISSUE INCLUDE THE AUTHORSHIP OF THE BOOK BY JOHN THE APOSTLE, THE DATE OF ITS WRITING IN THE LAST DECADE OF THE FIRST CENTURY A.D., AND THE BOOK’S PROPHETIC NATURE IN CONTINUATI ON OF OT PROPHECIES RELATED TO NATIONAL ISRAEL. ...
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  WORSH IP IN THE BOOK OF REVELATION

... THE BOOK OF REVELATION CONTAINS 24 REFERENCES IN WHICH THE WORD “WORSHIP” APPEARS, IN MOST INSTANCES DERIVED FROM THE GREEK PROSKUNEOŒ, WHICH MEANS TO PROSTRATE ONESELF TO PAY HOMAGE OR OBEISANCE. THE ROOT OF THE VERB IS KUNEIN, THE GREEK TERM MEANING “TO KISS.” FOR THE ANCIENT GREEKS WORSHIPING CHTONIC DEITIES, IT INVOLVED STOOPING TO KISS THE EARTH. ...
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  AUGUSTINE IN CONTEMPORARY TRINITARIAN THEOLOGY

... AUGUSTINE'S TRINITARIAN THEOLOGY SACRIFICED THIS SENSE OF OECONOMIA, WITH UNFORTUNATE CONSEQUENCES FOR LATER THEOLOGY. THIS SACRIFICE IS FREQUENTLY CONTRASTED NOT ONLY WITH PRIMITIVE CHRISTIANITY'S EXPERIENCE OF GOD BUT WITH THE EMPHASIS ON RELATIONSHIP IN THE TRINITARIAN THEOLOGIES OF THE CAPPADOCIANS. ...
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  FOWLER’S STAGES OF FAITH DEVELOPMENT

... A SERIES OF STAGES OF FAITH DEVELOPMENT WAS PROPOSED BY PROFESSOR JAMES W. FOWLER, A DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGIST AT CANDLER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY, IN THE BOOK STAGES OF FAITH. THIS LENGTHY STUDY CONTAINS A FRAMEWORK AND IDEAS WHICH HAVE GENERATED A GOOD DEAL OF RESPONSE FROM THOSE INTERESTED IN RELIGION. ...
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  THE TRINITARIAN THEOLOGY OF SAINT THOMAS AQUINAS

... AUGUSTINE’S REMARK, WHICH PETER LOMBARD PUT ON THE WRST PAGE OF HIS STUDY OF THE TRINITY IN THE SENTENCES,1 GIVES US THE XAVOUR OF TRINITARIAN REXECTION IN THE GOLDEN AGE OF SCHOLASTICISM. AS ST THOMAS’ MASTER, ALBERT THE GREAT SAW THE MATTER, PRECISELY BECAUSE IT BELONGS TO THIS WELD, TO SHOW THE GOAL OF HUMAN EXISTENCE—MAKING MISTAKES HERE WILL DIVEST FAITH AND THEOLOGY OF THEIR PURPOSE: ‘THE WHOLE OF HUMAN KNOWLEDGE COMES TO FRUITION IN KNOWLEDGE OF THE TRINITY. ...
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  AN EXAMINATION OF KARL RAHNER'S TRINITARIAN THEOLOGY

... KARL RAHNER ’S SHORT BUT INFLUENTIAL WORK , THE TRINITY , IS EXAMINED IN THIS ESSAY. I ALSO CONSIDER SOME OF RAHNER’S OTHER WRITINGS ON THE TRINITY IN ORDER TO BETTER EXPLICATE THE THEOLOGICAL BOOK UNDER DISCUSSION. I LOCATE RAHNER’S TRINITARIAN WRITINGS WITHIN THEIR ECCLESIOLOGICAL AND THEOLOGICAL CONTEXT, AND THEN SYSTEMATICALLY EXPOUND THE TRINITY IN ORDER TO DEMONSTRATE HOW RAHNER ATTEMPTS TO DRAW OUT THE IMPLICATIONS OF HIS TRINITARIAN PROPOSITIONS FOR HIS UNDERSTANDING OF CHRISTOLOGY AND GRACE. ...
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  POPE JOHN PAUL II’S THEOLOGY OF THE BODY

... THE THEOLOGY OF THE BODY IS THE TERM USED TO DESCRIBE THE TEACHING OF POPE JOHN PAUL ABOUT THE HUMAN PERSON AND HUMAN SEXUALITY GIVEN DURING HIS WEDNESDAY CATECHESES IN ST. PETER’S SQUARE BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 5, 1979 AND NOVEMBER 28, 1984. JOHN PAUL II SAYS THAT THESE CATECHESES COULD BE CALLED “HUMAN LOVE IN THE DIVINE PLAN” OR “THE REDEMPTION OF THE BODY AND THE SACRAMENTALITY OF MARRIAGE.” ...
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  THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FICTION AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY

... IN HIS PREFACE TO A MOVEABLE FEAST ERNEST HEMINGWAY REMARKS: “IF THE READER PREFERS, THIS BOOK MAY BE REGARDED AS FICTION. BUT THERE IS ALWAYS THE CHANCE THAT SUCH A BOOK OF FICTION MAY THROW SOME LIGHT ON WHAT HAS BEEN WRITTEN AS FACT ...
  the-relationship-between-fiction-and-autobiography     PDF     2017-05-18