Kirsh does an excellent job of enlightening the textual history of the strangest book of the bible.
In this work, Kirsch takes a hard look at the way the Book of Revelation has influenced history and continues to impact the modern age, as well.
If you're not, well, you may like it...just don't assume all Christians look at Revelation the same way.
Kirsch's primary thesis is that the literal interpretation of the Book of Revelation caused the church to turn to violence against its enemies and the fourth and fifth century... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kevin Timothy O'Kane
While some reviewers credit this as not a "scholarly" work, I would venture to say that it succeeds on many levels, not the least of which is the author formatting it in a... Read morePublished 2 months ago by L. A. Veronie II
This was a gift. I have not received any comment from the recipient.Published 4 months ago by Satisfied grand mother
Well written, keep your interest level high . A history of how the book of Revelation has impacted life through the ages to the present. Great food for thought.Published 10 months ago by Blanche Sullivan
The author repeats himself granted within slightly different contexts. I enjoyed about a quarter of the way through and then found him making the same point over and over. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Chester D Rose
I recall reading the last book of the Bible when I was 12 or 13 and being baffled and horrified at its total divergence from the teachings of Jesus in the rest of the New... Read morePublished 11 months ago by J. Tullis
A very enlightening look at the Book of Revelation. I would highly recommend it to those who are interested in religion.Published 17 months ago by Kindle Customer
I have no doubt that this book will upset certain people of faith but this is well researched and written treatise that seems to have been written without preconception or... Read morePublished 19 months ago by gary