First edition originally published 1922.
Undoubtedly the most mysterious book in the whole Bible is the Apocalypse of St. John. Written, according to St. Jerome, in the fourteenth year of the reign of Domitian, that is, some sixty years after the Ascension of Our Lord, its first purpose was to give courage and assurance to the persecuted faithful of the infant Church, confronted by the tremendous forces of Paganism. The first, second, and third chapters of this Book are contained instructions and admonitions which was commanded to write to the seven bishops of the churches in Asia. And in the following chapters, to the end, are contained in the prophecies of things that are to come to pass in the church of Christ, particularly towards the end of the world, in the time of the Antichrist. About St. John The Book of Revelation. Book of Revelation. This is the Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things which must happen soon, which he sent and made known by his angel to his servant, John, who testified to God's word, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, about everything that he saw. Revelation to John, also called Book of Revelation or Apocalypse of John, last book of the New Testament. It is the only book of the New Testament classified as apocalyptic literature rather than didactic or historical, indicating thereby its extensive use of visions, symbols, and allegory, especially in connection with future events.
(The Secret Book of John - The Secret Revelation of John) Aeon - a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe Ineffable - Defying expression Barbelo - The first (emanation (something that is emitted or radiated)) of God Autogenes - Self Generated Pleroma - the totality of divine powersFile Size: KB. It is also called the Book of Revelation. Although a Christian work, the Apocalypse belongs to a class of literature dealing with eschatological subjects and much in vogue among the Jews of the first century before, and after, Christ. Authenticity. The author of the Apocalypse calls himself John. Created Date: 6/24/ AMFile Size: 2MB. St. John and the Apocalypse Code: Sale Price: $ ORDER HERE - ORDER INFORMATION. Catholics tend to shy from St. John’s Apocalypse (or “Revelation”), and understandably so: perhaps no other book of the Bible has been more abused by Protestants who claim to find in its mysterious symbols the basis for vain prophecies and false teachings.
The Revelation of St. John was written under similar circumstances, but is by far the most sublime of these writings. The interpretation of the Revelation appears to have always been a standing difficulty, in spite of the fact that there has been no age of the Christian Church which has not been able to draw consolation and vigour from its beautiful pages, all illuminated as they are with glowing pictures. Rudolf Steiner held a lecture on the Apocalypse of John the Beloved - the beloved cousin of Jesus who became the Christ. Rudolf Steiner refered to drawings of the seven seals in his lectures. This book is above-average spiritual and will not be useful for people /5(7). The Book of Revelation, often called the Revelation to John, the Apocalypse of John, The Revelation, or simply Revelation or Apocalypse, is a book of the New Testament that occupies a . Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Martindale, C. C. (Cyril Charlie), St. John and the Apocalypse.