The Revelation of John

Every other article on my website comes from my study into a topic through reading scholarly works, surveying their research, agreements, and disagreements, and sharing what I found. In distinction, the following is my own hypothetical reconstruction of the Revelation of John as a composite text. This did involve reading previous such efforts from scholars (and criticism of such attempts by other scholars). Since its length prevents scaling it to a page on this website, I have instead placed it all into a PDF, with comments why I suspect a composite text, and parallels between the Revelation of John and other ancient literature, especially apocalyptic texts of the Second Temple period. The final section contains a reconstruction of each of the hypothetical sources that were used to make the canonical text.

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