Item description for The Victorious Christ: A Study of the Book of Revelation by Charles Freeman Sleeper...
Overview Many Christians avoid the book of Revelation. Because of its apocalyptic concerns and use of symbolism and imagery, readers often find Revelation difficult to understand. C. Freeman Sleeper offers a logical and nonthreatening way for people to study Revelation. First, Sleeper helps readers ask the basic questions. Then he goes through matters such as imagery and symbolism and their use in other literature written around the same period. Finally, he deals with difficult issues in interpretation and the implications of Revelation for Christians today. This is a great guide for non-specialists in search of a reliable and interesting exploration of the book of Revelation. C. Freeman Sleeper, at the time of this book's publication, was Professor Emeritus of Religion at Roanoke College in Virginia.
"The Victorious Christ" is the perfect guide for nonspecialists in search of a reliable and interesting exploration of the book of Revelation. The reader is invited to approach the text in a logical and nonthreatening fashion. After acquainting the reader with the book of Revelation and the basic questions, C. Freeman Sleeper deals with matters such as imagery and symbolism and the use of these images in other texts from the same period. He goes on to address the difficult issues of interpretation and the implications of Revelation for Christian living today.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.43" Width: 5.45" Height: 0.48" Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 1996
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664256201 ISBN13 9780664256203
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More About Charles Freeman Sleeper
Sleeper is Professor of Religion, Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia.
Charles Freeman Sleeper currently resides in the state of Virginia.
Charles Freeman Sleeper has published or released items in the following series...