The Revelation to John: Lessons from the History of the Book's Reception

Judith L. Kovacs

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/2005

Issue: Apocalypse Then and Now (Vol. 25, No 3, Summer, 2005)

There is a depth and richness to Revelation that is lost when it is regarded simply as a blueprint for the future. Over time, the book has provided a warrant for protest against oppressive political and religious systems, a guide for life in the present, and a resource for worship.

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