Item description for Revelation: A Commentary (NTL) (New Testament Library) by Brian K. Blount...
Overview Brian Blount's commentary provides a sure and confident guide through this sometimes difficult and troubling book, seeing Revelation as both a prophetic intervention and an awe-inspiring swirl of disturbing violence and breathtaking hope. All those who love the book of Revelation will appreciate Blount's theological sensitivity, and those who are mystified by Revelation will find clarifying wisdom.
The book of Revelation is one of the most complicated in the New Testament. The book calls for a prophetic reaction to the world and uses some of the most violent language of the entire Bible. Brian Blount's commentary, now available as a casebound, provides a sure and confident guide through these difficult and sometimes troubling passages, seeing Revelation as a prophetic intervention and at the same time an awe-inspiring swirl of frightening violence and breathtaking hope.
The New Testament Library offers authoritative commentary on every book and major aspect of the New Testament, as well as classic volumes of scholarship. The commentaries in this series provide fresh translations based on the best available ancient manuscripts, offer critical portrayals of the historical world in which the books were created, pay careful attention to their literary design, and present a theologically perceptive exposition of the text.
Citations And Professional Reviews Revelation: A Commentary (NTL) (New Testament Library) by Brian K. Blount has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Christian Century - 10/20/2009 page 22
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Studio: Westminster John Knox
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.09" Width: 6.3" Height: 1.39" Weight: 1.7 lbs.
Release Date Jul 10, 2014
Publisher Westminster John Knox Pr
Series New Testament Library
ISBN 0664221211 ISBN13 9780664221218
Availability 0 units.
More About Brian K. Blount
Brian K. Blount is President and Professor of New Testament at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. He is the author of many books, including "Revelation: A Commentary", "Can I Get a Witness? Reading Revelation through African-American Culture", and "Preaching Mark in Two Voices".
Brian K. Blount was born in 1955.
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