Revelation 21-22 in Light of Jewish and Greco-Roman Utopianism

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In Revelation 21-22 in Light of Jewish and Greco-Roman Utopianism, Eric J. Gilchrest offers a creative and compelling reading of Revelation 21-22 as understood through the lens of ancient utopianism. The work is in two parts beginning with a detailed portrait of ancient utopianism based on Greco-Roman and Jewish traditions. The portrait sketches the "topography" of the utopian landscape, which includes a thorough account of various traditions using fourteen utopian topoi or motifs. The author then moves to a description of ...

Revelation 21-22 in Light of Jewish and Greco-Roman Utopianism 2013, Brill, Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789004251533

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