Lives of Great Religious Books: The Book of Revelation: A Biography

Editor/Author Beal, Timothy
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 978-0-691-14583-9
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Image Count: 18
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: March 2020
Table of Contents

This succinct book traces how Revelation continues to inspire new diagrams of history, new fantasies of rapture, and new nightmares of being left behind.

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Table of Contents

  • PREFACE
  • Introduction
  • Pale Rider: Obscure Origins
  • Apocalypse Not Now: Augustine's Tale of Two Cities
  • Cry Out and Write: Hildegard's Apocalypse
  • Mind's Eye: Joachim in the Forests of History
  • September's Testament: Luther's Bible vs. Cranach's Revelation
  • New World of Gods and Monsters: Othering Other Religions
  • Heaven in a Garage: James Hampton's Throne Room
  • Left Behind, Again: The Rise and Fall of Evangelical Rapture Horror Culture
  • Post Script: Revelation Becomes Us
  • FURTHER READING
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS