Description - Revelation Through the Centuries by Judith Kovacs
This ground--breaking commentary on The Revelation to John (the Apocalypse) reveals its far--reaching influence on society and culture, and its impact on the church through the ages. * Explores the far--reaching influence of the Apocalypse on society and culture. * Shows the booka s impact on the Christian church through the ages. * Looks at interpretations of the Apocalypse by theologians, ranging from Augustine to late twentieth century liberation theologians. * Considers the booka s effects on writers, artists, musicians, political figures, visionaries, and others, including Dante, Hildegard of Bingen, Milton, Newton, the English Civil war radicals, Turner, Blake, Handel, and Franz Schmidt. * Provides access to material not readily available elsewhere. * Will appeal to students and scholars across a wide range of disciplines, as well as to general readers. More information about this series is available from the Blackwell Bible Commentaries website at http://www.bbibcomm.net/
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Author Biography - Judith Kovacs
Judith Kovacs is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. She is the author of a forthcoming book on the church fathers' interpretation of 1 Corinthians. Christopher Rowland is Dean Irelanda s Professor of Exegesis of Holy Scripture at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Queena s College, Oxford. His previous publications include The Open Heaven (1982), The Book of Revelation (1998), Christian Origins (revised edition, 2002) and Radical Christian Writings: A Reader (Blackwell, 2002).