Revelation, Book of
Revelation, Book of
The name given to the last book in the Bible, also called the Book of Revelation

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  • Revelation, Book of — or Revelations or Apocalypse of John Last book of the New Testament. It consists of two main parts, the first containing moral admonitions to several Christian churches in Asia Minor, and the second composed of extraordinary visions, allegories,… …   Universalium

  • Revelation, Book of —    =The Apocalypse, the closing book and the only prophetical book of the New Testament canon. The author of this book was undoubtedly John the apostle. His name occurs four times in the book itself (1:1, 4, 9; 22:8), and there is every reason to …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • REVELATION, BOOK OF —    or THE APOCALYPSE    the book that winds up the accepted canon of Holy Scripture, of the fulfilment of the prophecies of which there are three systems of interpretation: the Præteritist, which regards them all as fulfilled; the Historical,… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Revelation, Book of —  Not ions …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Revelation, book of (the Revelation to John) — Also known as the Apocalypse [[➝ apocalypse]] (Greek = ‘revelation’), a similar kind of writing to the OT book of Daniel. From early in the 2nd cent. it was ascribed to John the Apostle, thought also to be the author of the fourth gospel, but… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Book of Revelation (disambiguation) — Book of Revelation can refer to:* Book of Revelation , the last book of the New Testament in the Bible * The Book of Revelation , a novel by Rupert Thomson * The Book of Revelation , a 2006 film based on the novel by Rupert Thomson * The Early… …   Wikipedia

  • Book of Wisdom —     Book of Wisdom     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Book of Wisdom     One of the deutero canonical writings of the Old Testament, placed in the Vulgate between the Canticle of Canticles and Ecclesiasticus.     I. TITLE     The oldest headings… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Book of Revelation — Revelation Rev e*la tion, n. [F. r[ e]v[ e]lation, L. revelatio. See {Reveal}.] 1. The act of revealing, disclosing, or discovering to others what was before unknown to them. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is revealed. [1913 Webster] 3. (Theol.)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Book of Tobias —     Tobias     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Tobias     We shall first enumerate the various Biblical persons and then treat the book of this name.     I. PERSONS     A. Tobias (II Par., xvii, 8). Heb. tobyyahu Yahweh is good ; Sept. Tobias, one …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Book of Tink — is a dramatic and musical text written by noted playwright Erik Ehn. An original score was written by Director/Composer Josh Chambers. Erik Ehn currently serves as the dean of the school of theater at California Institute of the Arts. Josh… …   Wikipedia

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