Imperial Cults and the Apocalypse of John: Reading Revelation in the Ruins [Audiobook] download free by Steven J. Friesen

Imperial Cults and the Apocalypse of John: Reading Revelation in the Ruins Audiobook download free by Steven J. Friesen
  • Listen audiobook: Imperial Cults and the Apocalypse of John: Reading Revelation in the Ruins
  • Author: Steven J. Friesen
  • Release date: 2006/6/5
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Dictionaries and Languages
  • ISBN: 9780195188219
  • Rating: 9.48 of 10
  • Votes: 582
  • Review by: Hunter Speed
  • Review rating: 7.71 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/21
  • Duration: 3H50M27S in 256 kbps (60.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-16
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: OPUS, WAV, WavPack, MPEG4, MP3, FLAC, WMA Lossless, WMA (compression AZW, ZIP, CBR, GZ, RAR, IMG)
  • Total pages original book: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 29 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 22M24S (5.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: After more than a century of debate about the significance of imperial cults for the interpretation of Revelation, this is the first study to examine both the archaeological evidence and the Biblical text in depth. Friesen argues that a detailed analysis of imperial cults as they were practiced in the first century CE in the region where John was active allows us to understand John's criticism of his society's dominant values. He demonstrates the importance ofimperial cults for society at the time when Revelation was written, and shows the ways in which John refuted imperial cosmology through his use of vision, myth, and eschatological expectation.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Contemporary Non-Christian & Para-Christian Cults & Sects, Bible Readings, Selections & Meditations, Ancient Religions & Mythologies, Biblical Studies & Exegesis, Linguistics
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 41.81 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x18mm
  • Weight: 479g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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