The Book of Revelation has defined the Christian concept of the Apocalypse, in terms of imagery and prophecy, more than any other book included in the Judeo-Christian Bible.
For nearly 2,000 years the final book of the New Testament has inspired some of Western culture’s greatest paintings, music, and poetry.
In her new book Revelations: Visions, Prophecy and Politics in the Book of Revelation, Princeton University Professor of Religion Elaine Pagels examines the Book of Revelation.
It was written in the context of a first century Roman war against Jews and attributed to a likely refugee from Jerusalem called "John of Patmos."
- Pagels lecturing at the Getty, March 20th, 7:30 pm
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