Excerpt From The Book Of The RevelationMichael The Archangel Contending For The Body Of Moses Another Book Of This Class Which Had Wide Circulation And Great In Uence In Both Jewish And Christian Circles Is The Fourth Book Of Esdras, Or Esra, Which Is Familiar Than The Others, Because It Is Found In The Apocrypha Like Enoch, It Is Quoted By Many Of The Early Fathers As A Work Of Genuine Inspiration, And It Is Of Special Interest To Us Because It Is Practically Contemporary With The Apocalypse Of St John It Also Is A Record Of Many Visions, And Makes Even Abundant Use Of The Symbolism Of Beasts With Many Heads And Eagles With Many Wings.There Are Still Several Other Jewish Works Of This Class Which Might Be Enumerated But It Is Not Necessary To Do So Here, Nor Yet To Describe Further The Contents Of This Apocalyptic Literature Our Main Purpose Is To Call Attention To Its Exist Ence, And To The Great Interest Taken In It By Many Jews Of The First Century, And Now To Indicate Brie Y The General Character Of These Books In Order That We May Have An Idea Of What Our Book Of Revelation Means By Calling Itself An Apocalypse.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
- Charles Archibald Anderson Scott
- 12 April 2018 Charles Archibald Anderson Scott
- 350 pages
- The Book of the Revelation