The Apocalypse of St. John: A Brief Contribution to the Controversy as to the Date and Authorship Thereof with a Short History of Its Interpretation

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Henry Frowde, 1910 - Bible - 48 pages
 

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Page 41 - Truth, crushed to earth, shall rise again; The eternal years of God are hers; But Error, wounded, writhes in pain, And dies among his worshippers.
Page 16 - And afterwards also a certain man among us, whose name was John, one of the Apostles of Christ, in a revelation made by him prophesied that the believers in our Christ should spend a thousand years in Jerusalem,
Page 8 - Hoc dicit propterea quod quando haec loannes vidit, erat in insula Patmos, in metallum damnatus a Domitiano Caesare. Ibi ergo vidit Apocalypsin. Et cum jam senior putaret se per passionem accepturum receptionem, interfecto Domitiano, omnia judicio ejus soluta sunt Et loannes, de metallo dimissus, sic postea tradidit hanc eandem quam acceperat a Deo Apocalypsin.
Page 15 - ... in the island of Patmos for the word of God and the testimony of Jesus (i9). To a more intimate study of our author we shall return later. So far it is clear that the Apocalypse before us was written by a prophet (229) who lived in Asia Minor, and that his actual name was John.
Page 37 - Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partaker of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues ; for her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.
Page 9 - Quarto décimo igitur anno secundam post Neronem persecutionem movente Domitiano in Patmos insulam relegatus scripsit...
Page 35 - ... its truth than compel him to do so by some external compulsion. Indeed, his boldness in pronouncing his own opinion is quite equalled by his explicit and repeated allowance of liberty to every other man. Thus, though he himself did not accept the Apocalypse as the work of John, he hastens to add, " No man ought to be hindered from holding it to be a work of St. John or otherwise as he will.
Page 47 - Hi., but as helping to determine the aim and drift of the entire work. No one who realizes that the prophecy is an answer to the crying needs of the seven Churches will dream of treating it as a detailed forecast of the course of mediaeval and modern history in Western Europe.
Page 11 - Thus it seems to me that criticism has shewn the traditional view to be wrong as to date, but not as to authorship, while without the correction as to date the authorship would be very perplexing. It was, I think, the son of Zebedee who wrote both books, but the Apocalypse many years before the Gospel.
Page 32 - ... himself, had it translated by the metropolitan of Hierapolis," Constantius, who was living under the protection of the Patriarch. . . . ' The commentary on the divine Apocalypse was translated in the year of the Armenians 628 (=AD 1179) at the holy and patriarchal Throne which is called Horomklay, surrounded by the river springing out of Eden, the Euphrates, which affords to the inhabitants fulfilment of all human wants ; through the providence of God, and under shelter of the God-harboring emblem...

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