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Apocalyptic Thought in Early Christianity
Daly, Robert, editor

Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2009 pp. 303. $32.99


Description: This volume explores how early Christian understandings of apocalyptic writings and teachings are reflected in the theology, social practices, and institutions of the early church. Experts on patristic and Byzantine Christianity present substantial samplings of biblical interpretation, theology, and visual art from first-millennium Christianity, especially from the East, to demonstrate the depth and variety of meaning early believers found in Daniel, Revelation, and related writings. Contributors Bogdan G. Bucur J. A. Cerrato Brian E. Daley, SJ Lorenzo DiTommaso Georgia Frank DragoŸ-Andrei Giulea Alexander Golitzin John Herrmann and Annewies van den Hoek Bernard McGinn John A. McGuckin Elijah Nicolas Mueller Ute Possekel Nancy Patterson ev�enko Theodore Stylianopoulos

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Revelation, Literature

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Review by Martin Karrer
Published 4/3/2010
Citation: Martin Karrer, review of Robert Daly, ed., Apocalyptic Thought in Early Christianity, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2010).


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