Late dating of revelation
These scenarios allow some leeway for the Jerusalem view even in the case of a late date, and it may therefore be said that a decision on the time of writing need not necessarily end the discussion. The only external evidence Brother Ogden uses in support of an early date is the Syriac Version.
Schaff, Philip and Johann Herzog. Apocalypse and Empire New York: It has been accepted by generations of people without really questioning it or examining it in light of the book itself.
In reality, these writers are merely returning to what was once the foregone conclusion of nearly the entire New Testament studies world. In verse 4, Daniel was told, "shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end. However, with Revelation written earlier, John would have been in his mid 60's and at that age, his traveling would have been more feasible. Syriac witnesses 6 th and 7 th centuries.
(1) External evidence
The main line of argument used for the claim of a greater imposition of the imperial cult is that we know of an epigram that applies the term Dominus et Deus Noster to Domitian. So dating plays a very important part in its interpretation.
Moreover, it is pivotal that we recognize clearly the questionable quality of this witness for one crucial reason: This line of evidence is pivotal to the discussion for two reasons:
The Early Date of Revelation (Dr. Kenneth Gentry)
The Presence of the Temple An issue that has for some been determinative of the date is the presence of the temple in Stephen, in Acts 7: Even so, once the beginning point is established, a second problem arises as to whether or not we should include Galba, Otho, and Vitellius due to the brief and rebellious nature of their reigns in between Nero and Vespasian.
The only external evidence Brother Ogden uses in support of an early date is the Syriac Version. This view is further reinforced with the phrase, "kindreds of the earth. Both of these men expressly testify that John was sent to the Isle of Patmos by Domitian.
Mrlego_Mrlego - 03.10.2017 in 02:50
He continues to state this in his following sermons Acts 3:
Abramovich_Driver - 08.10.2017 in 13:24
Critical Introduction to the Holy Scriptures. There remain several other historical sources worth noting that attest to a pre date for Revelation.
Raymond_Mcowell - 17.10.2017 in 14:50
Evan_Wood - 25.10.2017 in 22:18
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Melim_Weyn - 05.11.2017 in 01:56
At the same time, Clement has historical problems of his own, such as his limiting of the ministry of Jesus to a single year.