From Every People and Nation: The Book of Revelation in Intercultural Perspective

David M. Rhoads
Fortress Press - 277 páginas
A diverse group of New Testament scholars and theologians offer myriad paths to a better understanding of the Book of Revelation. They discuss topics such as Hispanic / Cuban American and African American perspectives, ecological issues, postcolonial themes, and liberation theology. The book also provides a set of guidelines for intercultural Bible study.The volume's contributors include: Brian K. Blount Justo Gonz lez Harry O. Maier Clarice J. Martin James Okoye Tina Pippin Pablo Richard Barbara R. Rossing V tor Westhelle Khiok-Khng Yeo

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The Witness of Active Resistance The Ethics of Revelation in African American Perspective
Revelation Clarity and Ambivalence A HispanicCuban American Perspective
Coming Out of Babylon A FirstWorld Reading of Revelation among Immigrants
Polishing the Unclouded Mirror A Womanist Reading of Revelation 1813
Power and Worship Revelation in African Perspective
The Heroine and the Whore The Apocalypse of John in Feminist Perspective
Reading the Apocalypse Resistance Hope and Liberation in Central America
For the Healing of the World Reading Revelation Ecologically
Hope for the Persecuted Cooperation with the State and Meaning for the Dissatisfied Three Readings of Revelation from a Chinese Context
Intercultural Bible Study Three Principles
Intercultural Bible Study Some Suggestions for Group Interaction
Reading Profile Cultural Identity Social Location Personal Perspectives
A Study Guide for Ten Sessions of Two Hours
Intercultural Bible Study
Cultural Interpretation
The Book of Revelation

Revelation 13 Between the Colonial and the Postcolonial a Reading from Brazil

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Página 171 - And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, 'See, the home of God is among mortals. He will dwell with them as their God; they will be his peoples, and God himself will be with them; he will wipe every tear from their eyes. Death will be no more; mourning and crying and pain will be no more, for the first things have passed away.
Página 77 - The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he will reign for ever and ever.
Página 36 - Then one of the elders said to me, "Do not weep. See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered, so that he can open the scroll and its seven seals.
Página 30 - When He opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain for the word of God and for the testimony which they held. And they cried with a loud voice, saying, 'How long, O Lord, holy and true, until You judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth...
Página 104 - But I now entered on my fifteenth year — a sad epoch in the life of a slave girl. My master began to whisper foul words in my ear. Young as I was, I could not remain ignorant of their import.
Página 104 - He tried his utmost to corrupt the pure principles my grandmother had instilled. He peopled my young mind with unclean images, such as only a vile monster could think of. I turned from him with disgust and hatred.
Página 82 - And the merchants of the earth weep and mourn for her, since no one buys their cargo any more, 12 cargo of gold, silver, jewels and pearls, fine linen, purple, silk and scarlet, all kinds of scented wood, all articles of ivory, all articles of costly wood, bronze, iron and marble, " cinnamon, spice, incense, myrrh, frankincense, wine, oil, fine flour and wheat, cattle and sheep, horses and chariots, and slaves, that is, human souls. 14 "The fruit for which thy soul longed has gone from thee, and...

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