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A suite of twenty-one essays clustered round the subject of apocalyptic revelations of hitherto undisclosed divine mysteries to human seers, both at once or throughout the mediation of an examining angel. initial essays at the e-book of activity, Messianism, and apocalyptic ethics are via 5 stories targeted upon Jewish apocalypses composed round the flip of the period, nameless, 3 pseudonymous, and 4 essays on New testomony writers, on Paul, one on Mark, and one on John. a mirrored image upon an early Islamic convert from Judaism, emphasizing the Abrahamic-lexicon universal to all 3 religions of the booklet, is succeeded by means of essays on medieval Christian visionaries, Joachim of Fiore and Francis of Assisi. After another essay on a bit recognized Syriac apocalyptic textual content the amount concludes with stories of 4 assorted facets of the ebook of Revelation itself."

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