Book of Revelation


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Noun1.Book of Revelation - the last book of the New TestamentBook of Revelation - the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle
Four Horsemen - (New Testament) the four evils that will come at the end of the world: conquest rides a white horse; war a red horse; famine a black horse; plague a pale horse
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
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There is a book of Revelation in every one's life, as there is in the Bible.
Fitted with painful tightness into an old wooden arm-chair, before a worm- eaten oak table in an upstairs room of a four-roomed cottage with a roof of moss-grown tiles, Michaelis was writing night and day in a shaky, slanting hand that "Autobiography of a Prisoner" which was to be like a book of Revelation in the history of mankind.
For example, Alexander Prokhanov, an ultranationalist writer who has likened Putin to a messiah, declared that, with "the possibility of nuclear war" seeming to "preoccupy the minds of world rulers," many participants of the Valdai Discussion Club reread the Book of Revelation, the final book of the New Testament, "upon returning home."
Toward the end of his life, John, a disciple of Jesus, received a series of visions of God's kingdom to come, which we have recorded in the book of Revelation. We may find the imagery and allusions hard to understand, but the early church, for whom it was written, wouldn't have found it so jarring.
The Violence of the Lamb: Martyrs as Agents of Divine Judgement in the Book of Revelation
There is a steady ribbon of text in the upper part of the tapestry panels (from the Book of Revelation and some related sources) below which is an eclectic melee of recycled imagery, much of it drawn from artists of the Apocalypse including Durer, El Greco and Giotto, with other motifs from lesser known sources including English and French illuminated manuscripts.
'This book is startling in its range of voices and registers, running from the patois of the street posse to The Book of Revelation. It is a representation of political times and places, from the CIA intervention in Jamaica to the early years of crack gangs in New York and Miami.
Agents of the Apocalypse: A Riveting Look at the Key Players of the End Times questions whether we're living in the end times, if Revelation's prophecies aren't just on their way but here, and explores the book of Revelation as it relates to the modern world.
"We're using the Book of Revelation and the Bible as a background for sure, but it's a wild imitation of the Bible.
Part of the critically acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning "Bible Collection" series of movies, The Apocalypse is a movie on DVD bringing the origin of the Biblical Book of Revelation to life.
Throughout, Tevis zealously interrogates emblems of apocalypse: deserts, atomic bombs, and the book of Revelation.
I accept that heavy allegory and metaphor as in Solomon's 'song of songs' and John's 'book of revelation' are difficulties we are to overcome.