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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A careful chart depicting the Apostle John's revelation presents an excellent view of the 7 Seals Broken, one event refracted four ways.
(22) (Students and readers often wonder whether John's Revelation was similarly inspired, as well as questioning his mental health.)
These Christian media adaptations are, to use Leitch's term, revisions that are regular enough to form a cohesive body recognizable as genre--an entire genre dedicated to adapting John's Revelation for a mass-media audience for religious purposes.
(21) According to New Testament scholar Brian Blount, president of Union Presbyterian Seminary, John's Revelation narrative does not move in a straight line.
The topics include Ezekiel's use of the Holiness Code from Leviticus, the reuse of scripture in the Gog oracles, Ezekiel and moral transformation, his oracles against the nations, and the transformation of Ezekiel in John's revelation. The 2010 edition was published by Pickwick Publications.
Quintessentially LaButean at this stage of his career, The Break of Noon is naturalistic with the possibility of symbolic transformation not only in John's revelation but also in the "burst of intense light" that ends each scene.
With this symbolism, the film spans the entire biblical narrative: At the beginning Quaritsch appears in the structural role of the serpent; the dragon at the end embodies the beast of John's Revelation. The apocalyptic battle ends with a kind of a court scene: the exploitative humans are banished from Pandora, the righteous shall remain: They will receive new bodies (avatars) and have the "Heaven" reclaimed.