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Brief Theology of Revelation The 1993 Warfield Lectures by Colin E. Gunton

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Published by T. & T. Clark Publishers, Ltd. .
Written in English


  • Christian theology,
  • Nature & existence of God,
  • Revelation,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Religion,
  • Christianity - Theology - Eschatology,
  • Theology,
  • Bible - Study - General

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9665508M
ISBN 100567097269
ISBN 109780567097262

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In the end, A Brief Theology of Revelation is a difficult but rewarding word that demands patience and diligence from the reader. As it is a reproduction from his Warfield lectures given at Princeton Theological Seminary, it could sometimes use greater fleshing out of the more technical concepts/5. He analyses the concept of revelation, contends that natural theology and natural revelation are distinct, and considers revelation in relation to scripture and tradition, and the nature of inspiration. In conclusion he provides an outline of a complete, modern theology of revelation. Theology of the Book of Revelation. The final three chapters of the book dealt with the Holy Spirit in the book of Revelation (chap 6), what Revelation reveals about the New Jerusalem (chap 7), and how we can read, teach, and understand the book of Revelation today (chap 7). I really struggled with all of these chapters, and indeed, the whole book. The Theology of the Book of Revelation does justice by presenting revelation as theological history rather than chronological history. The approach to the book is topical rather than verse-by-verse Author: Jim Erwin.

Richard Bauckham expounds the theology of the Book of Revelation: its understanding of God, Christ and the Spirit, the role of the Church in the world, and the hope of the coming of God's universal kingdom. Close attention is paid both to the literary form in which the theology is expressed and to the original context to which the book was addressed/5. A BRIEF THEOLOGY OF REVELATION Colin Gunton, the author of this text, was a professor of Christian Doctrine at King’s College, London. The book is divided into six chapters which were originally delivered as the Warfield lectures at Princeton Theological . This book highlights the theology of the book of Revelation, as opposed to focusing solely on eschatology. As such it is a breath of fresh air. Keen insights into the nature of and relationship between Father and Son. Ultimately, there is of course some treatment of eschatological by: A Brief Overview of the Book of Revelation THE BOOK OF REVELATION, OR THE APOCALYPSE AS IT IS ALSO CALLED, is the last book of the Bible. It is a revelation that was received by the apostle John while he was in Roman-imposed exile on the Island of Patmos in .

The book of Revelation provides some of the keenest insights in Scripture concerning the “big picture” of work. Yet it is a tough nut to crack, not only because of its intrinsic difficulty but because of the myr­iad interpretations that have grown up around the book. I. TITLE: A. Revelation is often described as a “the Revelation of John” meaning the revelation to John1 B. It is actually a revelation of Christ2 () C. The English title comes from the Latin revelatio which in its verb form means “to reveal or unveil that which has previously been hidden.” The was the title given to the book in the Latin Vulgate3. The theology of Revelation stands in the mainstream of first-century Christian thought, for it presupposes, with other New Testament books, the message of the crucified and risen Christ ( ; ; ); a two-stage eschatology in which Christ is presently enthroned in heaven ( ; chap 5 ; Revelation Revelation ) and will return to extend God's rule over the earth ( ; ); and a church in . Summary In the Book of Revelation, the apocalyptic hopes of the early Christian community find their clearest and most complete expression. Apocalypticism was n The Book of Revelation.