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IVP New Testament Commentary: Revelation
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About this Series
Pastors with a passion for sound exposition and scholars with a heart for pastoral leadership have joined forces to produce this exciting commentary series.
Each volume, informed by the best of up-to-date evangelical scholarship, presents passage-by-passage commentary based on the NIV along with background information on authorship, setting, theme and various interpretive issues. Seldom have such readable commentary and reliable research helps been available together! Preachers, teachers, students and other individuals who want to dig deep into the heart of the New Testament will find an indispensable companion in the IVP New Testament Commentary Series.
About this Volume
This one-volume commentary on the book of Revelation can also be purchased as part of a multi-volume set.
Interpretations of the book of Revelation are numerous and varied. The preterist view focuses on first-century social analysis of John's environment. The church-historical view sees the Revelation as a prophetic survey of the history of the church. The futurist view sees the book as a precise prediction of unfolding events in the yet-to-come end of the world.
The trouble with all three, argues J. Ramsey Michaels, is that they make the Revelation of John irrelevant to Christians throughout much of history. Failing to take seriously what John saw, such interpreters do not comprehend the value of the Revelation to Christians in any age. Michaels strives to recapture the Revelation as a prophetic letter of testimony, a testimony as relevant to today's church as it was to John's as it faces evil and looks for the victory of the Lamb.
- Passage-by-passage exposition of the book of Revelation
- Based on the NIV Bible
- Includes background information and discussion of critical issues
- Focuses on the relevance of Revelation for Christians today
- Describes different views on interpreting Revelation
- Notes on exegetical issues separated from textual commentary
About the Author(s)
J. Ramsey Michaels (Ph.D., Harvard) is retired after many years of teaching at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Southwest Missouri State University.
Installed size (unless otherwise indicated): Approximately 580.625 KB. iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Requires iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad running iOS 5.0 or later. Download size: 580.625 KB. Android Requires Android OS 2.2 or later. Download size: 580.625 KB. Windows Phone Requires Windows Phone 7.5 or later. Download size: 580.625 KB. Windows Store Download size: 580.625 KB. Windows PC Requires Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, or later. Download size: 614.375 KB. Mac OS X Download size: 580.625 KB. Windows Mobile Requires Pocket PC / Windows Mobile version 6.5 or earlier. Download size: 415.125 KB. Palm OS Requires Palm OS 5.0 or later. Download size: 572.875 KB.
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