Vous l'avez déjà ?
An Introduction to Reading the Apocalypse (Anglais) Broché – 1 janvier 1999
Voir les formats et éditions Masquer les autres formats et éditions
|Neuf à partir de||Occasion à partir de|
Note: Cet article est éligible à la livraison en points de collecte. Détails
Récupérer votre colis où vous voulez quand vous voulez.
- Choisissez parmi 17 000 points de collecte en France
- Les membres du programme Amazon Prime bénéficient de livraison gratuites illimitées
- Trouvez votre point de collecte et ajoutez-le à votre carnet d’adresses
- Sélectionnez cette adresse lors de votre commande
Description du produit
Book by Columba Graham Flegg
Aucun appareil Kindle n'est requis. Téléchargez l'une des applis Kindle gratuites et commencez à lire les livres Kindle sur votre smartphone, tablette ou ordinateur.
Pour obtenir l'appli gratuite, saisissez votre numéro de téléphone mobile.
Détails sur le produit
Si vous vendez ce produit, souhaitez-vous suggérer des mises à jour par l'intermédiaire du support vendeur ?
Il n'y a pour l'instant aucun commentaire client.
|5 étoiles (0%)|
|4 étoiles (0%)|
|3 étoiles (0%)|
|2 étoiles (0%)|
|1 étoile (0%)|
Commentaires client les plus utiles sur Amazon.com
Amazon.com: 2 commentaires
Reading the Apocalpyse.
13 mars 2004 - Publié sur Amazon.com
4 personnes ont trouvé cela utile.
Father Flegg's _An Introduction to Reading the Apocalypse_ is a short book that tries to give an Orthodox perspective on the most controversial text of the New Testament. There are many different interpretations of the Apocalypse (or more commonly known as the Book of Revelations), which introduces itself as "the Revelation (Apocalypsis) of Jesus Christ." Some of these are true; others partially true drawing from older traditions and of course a great many blatantly false and even heretical. Among the misguided interpretations are those of the "Rapture" of the Church and Christ coming to inaugurate a literal Millennial Kingdom on this earth before the final battle with Satan. Another abberent interpretation holds that the Church will somehow "take over" the world's institutions and Christ will come when most if not all of the population is converted to Christianity. Both of these and their respective variations arose from the odd beliefs of a medieval Catholic monk Joachim of Fiore who taught a "third millenium of the Holy Spirit" would envelop the world and renew the Church because he was the current "Age of the Son" as becoming grossly corrupt. They are also influenced by the slip-ups of various teachers of the later Protestant Reformation and backwoods American and British evangelical-revivalists in the 19th century. Orthodox Church tradition holds that the Apocalypse was written sometime after the year 90 AD by the St. John the Theologian, Apostle of Christ and Evangelist who wrote the Gospel of John. It is also very similar to the visions in the Prophets Ezekiel and Daniel in the Old Testament. Ezekiel describes an apocalyptic battle between God's people and the vast armaments of the nations of Gog and Magog culminating in a victory for the besieged New Jerusalem understood as the Church. Daniel's vision is one of a succession of four worldly kingdoms: Babylonia, Persia, Greece and "Beast of Iron," the Roman Empire. During the period of Roman domination, God's kingdom on Earth would be established, "a Kingdom not of this world," and would last forever. The Apocalypse is a reiteration of those Old Testament prophecies and also of the discourses of Jesus before He was crucified on the end of the world and his Second Coming. Also, St. Paul, who characterized the apocalyptic era as one of mass apostasy also, wrote Christ's Second Coming about, unbelief and sin run rampant. Above all, however, the Apocalypse is a revelation of Christ's victory over the worldly and demonic evil, sin and death that are man's mortal enemies and shall be cast into the Eternal Fire. Christ, revealed as the Lamb of God, has conquered in the beginning of time, is conquering as we speak and will conquer in the future. The Apocalypse is full of symbols of Christ's Kingship. Regarding the Second Coming, Fr. Flegg notes St. Peter's dictum that "a day with the lord is as a thousand years." Although the Apocalypse was written nearly 2,000 years ago its message of Christ's immanent return remains relevant today. Fr. Flegg's Introduction_ is by no means an exhaustive treatment on this subject, although it gives a decent summary of the meaning of Revelation. It does well by highlighting the correct interpretation of the Apocalypse as opposed to more of the recent novel innovations that are (in my opinion) the products of persons with ulterior religious agendas or persons out of touch with reality.