Author Duff, Paul B
Title Who Rides the Beast? : Prophetic Rivalry and the Rhetoric of Crisis in the Churches of the Apocalypse
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2001
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- 1. Was There a Crisis behind Revelation? An Introduction to the Problem -- 2. Setting the Stage: Urban Christianity in Western Asia Minor -- 3. The Issues: Evidence from the Letters to the Seven Churches -- 4. The Actors: People and Parties behind the Book of Revelation -- 5. Wealth, Commerce, and the Merchant Class -- 6. The Rhetoric of Innuendo: Opposition, Equivalence, and Indirect Accusation -- 7. The Women of Revelation: Binding "Jezebel" to "Babylon -- 8. The Out-of-Control Female: John's Use of Gender Stereotypes -- 9. True and False Prophets: Binding "Jezebel" to the Beast from the Earth -- 10. Conclusion: The Rhetoric of Exclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index of Biblical Passages -- Index of Subjects -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
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Link Print version: Duff, Paul B. Who Rides the Beast? : Prophetic Rivalry and the Rhetoric of Crisis in the Churches of the Apocalypse New York : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2001 9780195138351
Subject Bible. -- N.T. -- Revelation -- Socio-rhetorical criticism
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