Book of Revelation

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=The Book of Revelations=
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The ''Apocalypse'', or the ''Book of Revelation'', it has been said, is impossible to know outside of the [[Divine Liturgy|Liturgy]], and it is certainly spiritually dangerous to try to read to deeply into it, especially if one has been a long time distant from [[Holy Communion|Holy Communion]].
The Book of Revelations, it has been said, is impossible to know outside of the [[Divine Liturgy|Liturgy]], and it is certainly spiritually dangerous to try to read to deeply into it, especially if one has been a long time distant from [[Holy Communion|Holy Communion]].
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==History==
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Generally attributed to [[St.|Saint]] [[John the Theologian|John the Theologian]], one of the [[Apostles|Twelve Apostles]], and written as he was exiled in Patmos towards the end of his life.  The book itself has been one of the many to drift in and out of the Bible, and it certainly is controvesal, [[heterodox]] opinion itself not always certain that it actually is prophecy, or even refering to the end of the world, and the [[Last Judgement]].
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==History==
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Generally attributed to [[St.|Saint]] [[John the Theologian|John the Theologian]], one of the [[Apostles|Twelve Apostles]], and written as he was exiled in Patmos towards the end of his life.  The book has been one of the most contested in the canon.
  
Orthodoxy and the Religion of the Future, Fr Seraphim Rose
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==External Links==
The Soul after Death, Fr. Seraphim Rose.
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===Orthodox commentaries on the Apocalypse===
Various discussions with my parish priest.  
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* Orthodoxy and the Religion of the Future, Fr Seraphim Rose
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* The Soul after Death, Fr. Seraphim Rose.
  
 
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The Apocalypse, or the Book of Revelation, it has been said, is impossible to know outside of the Liturgy, and it is certainly spiritually dangerous to try to read to deeply into it, especially if one has been a long time distant from Holy Communion.


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History

Generally attributed to Saint John the Theologian, one of the Twelve Apostles, and written as he was exiled in Patmos towards the end of his life. The book has been one of the most contested in the canon.

External Links

Orthodox commentaries on the Apocalypse

  • Orthodoxy and the Religion of the Future, Fr Seraphim Rose
  • The Soul after Death, Fr. Seraphim Rose.


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