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The Resource Revelations : visions, prophecy, and politics in the book of Revelation, Elaine Pagels

Revelations : visions, prophecy, and politics in the book of Revelation, Elaine Pagels

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Revelations : visions, prophecy, and politics in the book of Revelation
Title
Revelations
Title remainder
visions, prophecy, and politics in the book of Revelation
Statement of responsibility
Elaine Pagels
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the New Testament book of Revelation in a historical first-century context, reinterpreting the book as a scathing attack on the decadence of Rome that was subsequently adopted by early Christians as a weapon against heresy
Summary
A world-renowned scholar of religion and bestselling author of "The Gnostic Gospels, Beyond Belief," and" Reading Judas" explores the strangest and most controversial book in the Bible: the Book of Revelation
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10075143
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pagels, Elaine H.
Dewey number
228/.06
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BS2825.52
LC item number
.P34 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Eschatology
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
visions, prophecy, and politics in the book of Revelation
Label
Revelations : visions, prophecy, and politics in the book of Revelation, Elaine Pagels
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-225) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • John's Revelation: challenging the evil empire, Rome
  • Visions of heaven and hell: from Ezekiel and John of Patmos to Paul
  • Other revelations: heresy or illumination?
  • Confronting persecution: how Jews and Christians separated politics from religion
  • Constantine's conversion: how John's Revelation became part of the Bible
Control code
19515411
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 246 pages
Isbn
9780670023349
Lccn
2011037551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(SKY)sky241771424
Label
Revelations : visions, prophecy, and politics in the book of Revelation, Elaine Pagels
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-225) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • John's Revelation: challenging the evil empire, Rome
  • Visions of heaven and hell: from Ezekiel and John of Patmos to Paul
  • Other revelations: heresy or illumination?
  • Confronting persecution: how Jews and Christians separated politics from religion
  • Constantine's conversion: how John's Revelation became part of the Bible
Control code
19515411
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 246 pages
Isbn
9780670023349
Lccn
2011037551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(SKY)sky241771424

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