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Kregel Academic & Professional Charts on the Book of Revelation: Literary, Historical, and Theological Perspectives

Study the Bible's most mysterious book without getting bogged down in theological debates or end-times sensationalism. Without supporting specific interpretations of end-times prophecies, this charts book depicts the literary, historical, and theological backgrounds of Revelation. This volume features 79 charts, timelines, and maps designed especially for this volume, illustrating topics from "Literary Genres of Revelation" to "Heavenly Throne-Room Vision with Parallels in Daniel" and "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse with Background in Zecharaiah." This unique guide will bring understanding helpful to all Bible readers, especially students, teachers, and preachers, regardless of their theological background. All charts are reproducible for classroom use.
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Customer Reviews for Charts on the Book of Revelation: Literary, Historical, and Theological Perspectives
Review 1 for Charts on the Book of Revelation: Literary, Historical, and Theological Perspectives
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Charts summarizing confusing information, + maps

Date:August 24, 2013
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Sue S.
Location:Chicago, IL
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I cannot recommend this book highly enough for anyone who wants to study the book of Revelation.
I don't know how a person can read the minds of most people when he says, "Most people will find the presentation disappointing." I would think the opposite is true for anyone trying to make sense of Revelation.
The book of Revelation has so much "activity" going on and so many allusions to the Old Testament that I found it confusing to organize it in my mind. I started to make charts and was overwhelmed. Then I discovered this book.
I think most people will find that this book is totally helpful--the references are from the Bible itself. The author is not interpreting Revelation, just organizing it so the reader does not get overwhelmed with all the interrelated information that is not in a narrative style.
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Review 2 for Charts on the Book of Revelation: Literary, Historical, and Theological Perspectives
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Interesting information but no graphics

Date:August 1, 2011
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William Marks
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The information in the tables is interesting but difficult to verify authenticity. The presentation makes it difficult to use the information without resorting to making graphic charts from the tables. Because the tables are so difficult to verify, referencing them as a source is not practical. The "charts" (tables) are useful in research but not very useful as an end product. Some tables need some explanation to minimize the time invested in study and verification. Most people will find the presentation disappointing.
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Review 3 for Charts on the Book of Revelation: Literary, Historical, and Theological Perspectives
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Date:February 6, 2009
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Vincent Ditizio
A sensational book for serious study of the Revelation.All of the connections to Old Testament and other Jewish apocalyptic literature is clearly spelled out,as is the many fascinating aspects of the structure of the book.This does all of your "Revelation homework" for you.
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Review 4 for Charts on the Book of Revelation: Literary, Historical, and Theological Perspectives
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Date:June 28, 2008
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Rev Albert Werbiski
Charts On the Book of Revelation has taken my studies into Revelation more clearer and deeper than I thought possible. It was recommended to me by a veteran teacher of the Bible
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