A completely new translation from the original Greek in contemporary English.
A companion volume to Malcolm Bishop's translation of St John's Gospel (ISBN: 9781788035019) A beautiful gift edition complements the authoritative text. The Book of Revelation is among the most influential religious works in world history.
It has been the impetus for movements from slave emancipation to the Third Reich .
On each page there is a memorable image, the Whore of Babylon, the Four Horses of the Apocalypse, the New Jerusalem are all phrases deeply embedded in our consciousness.
But what are we to make of these strange ideas? This completely new translation by Malcolm Bishop QC, with a helpful introduction and chapter notes By Dr. Brendan Devitt, uses modern everyday language to unlock the mysteries of this treasure trove.
The skills of a prominent British lawyer and Queens Counsel have produced a direct, single-minded and purposeful insight into one of the wonders of literature.
The book comes in a beautiful hardback edition on heavy stock with gold edged paper and finished with a marker ribbon, and will make an ideal gift.