Book of Revelation

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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.

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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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