The Rapture Exposed

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Basic Books, Mar 30, 2007 - Religion - 241 pages
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The idea of ?The RaptureOCO?the return of Christ to rescue and deliver Christians off the earth?is an extremely popular interpretation of the BibleOCOs Book of Revelation and a jumping-off point for the b"
 

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Review: The Rapture Exposed: The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation

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I really enjoyed the way Rossing dispels the notion of a Rapture. The Book of Revelation has always been fascinating and the more I learn more intrigued I become. Read full review

Review: The Rapture Exposed: The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation

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I found it to be a good corrective to previous understandings which had become more and more troublesome for me. Read full review

Contents

The Destructive Racket of Rapture
1
The Invention of the Rapture
19
The Rapture Script for the Middle East
47
Prophecy and Apocalypse
81
The Journey Begins
103
Lamb Power
109
Nonviolence
115
Rapture in Reverse
141
The Journey Outward
159
Debunking the Rapture by Verse
173
Reader Discussion Guide
187
Acknowledgments
208
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About the author (2007)

Barbara R. Rossing teaches New Testament at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. She holds a doctorate from Harvard University Divinity School and a Masters of Divinity degree from Yale University Divinity School. An ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, she lives in Chicago.

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