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Navigating Revelation: Charts for the Voyage
Lemcio, Eugene E.

Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2011 pp. xiv + 68. $11.00


Description: Not a reference tool, this unique work is a teaching-learning guide to studying the Book of Revelation. The focus is on showing how rather than on telling that. Charts followed by leading questions and statements help both faculty and students to see how St. John adopted and adapted his sacred texts (as well as Jewish and Greco-Roman resources) in light of his convictions about and experience of Jesus. Noticing the dominance of words and themes leads one to discover the primary concerns of the Author and his readers. Observing how John internally arranged his visions provides a clue as to the kind of work it is and how it was meant to function.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Revelation, Literature

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Review by Alexander E. Stewart
Published 1/24/2014
Citation: Alexander E. Stewart, review of Eugene E. Lemcio, Navigating Revelation: Charts for the Voyage, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2014).

EDITORIAL NOTE: Eugene E. Lemcio responded to the Alexander E. Stewart review on the RBL blog here.


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