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Apocalyptic in History and Tradition by Christopher Rowland
Book DescriptionApocalyptic themes have formed a significant part of the Jewish and Christian religions. This is becoming more widely recognized, but it is the pervasiveness of such themes in art, literature and history which contributes most to this collection of essays, moving from the study of biblical apocalyptic to its role in wider culture. The interest in apocalypticism which was prompted by the turn of the millennium should not be a temporary phase in intellectual life since, as these essays indicate, the wide influence of apocalypticism deserves a central place in theological and historical study.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780826462084
(246mm x 160mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Sheffield Academic Press
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Christopher Rowland
John Barton is Oriel and Laing Professor of the Interpretation of Holy Scripture, University of Oxford. His previous publications include What is the Bible?, People of the Book?, Love Unknown, The Oxford Bible Commentary and The Biblical World. Christopher C. Rowland is Professor of the Exegesis of Holy Scripture, Queen's College, Oxford.
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