Perhaps the most hotly debated book of the New Testament, Revelation has had a far-reaching influence on Western theology, politics, literature, and popular imagination. Kovacs and Rowland consider its meaning and impact from the English Civil War to the time of George Frederick Handel.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 336 Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell Publication Date: 2004 Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
This ground-breaking commentary on The Revelation to John (the Apocalypse) reveals its far-reaching influence on society and culture, and its impact on the church through the ages. Explores the far-reaching influence of the Apocalypse on society and culture. Shows the book's impact on the Christian church through the ages. Looks at interpretations of the Apocalypse by theologians, ranging from Augustine to late twentieth century liberation theologians. Considers the book's effects on writers, artists, musicians, political figures, visionaries, and others, including Dante, Hildegard of Bingen, Milton, Newton, the English Civil war radicals, Turner, Blake, Handel, and Franz Schmidt. Provides access to material not readily available elsewhere. Will appeal to students and scholars across a wide range of disciplines, as well as to general readers.
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