Universalism in the Apocalypse

Walter E. Pilgrim

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/1989

Issue: The Finality of Christ (Vol. 9, No 3, Summer, 1989)

We will attempt to explore that possibility in the Apocalypse of John, but we do so with considerable hesitation, keenly aware of the sensitivity of the subject and the uncertainty of any single interpretation. Yet, since the theme arises from the text itself, it can scarcely by avoided. In a pluralistic religious setting, where Christian claims for the finality of Christ rub shoulders with competing or different claims, Christians need to know what their own Scriptures say. This article is one effort to listen carefully to John’s vision of the future.

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