Symbols of Revelation

Symbols of Revelation This book explains Frederick Carter s wholly original interpretation of the dragon as a central force in St John s apocalyptic vision in the Book of Revelations Weaving the Biblical story together wit

  • Title: Symbols of Revelation
  • Author: Frederick Carter
  • ISBN: 9780892540686
  • Page: 455
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book explains Frederick Carter s wholly original interpretation of the dragon as a central force in St John s apocalyptic vision in the Book of Revelations Weaving the Biblical story together with zodiacal and astrological references and their ancient meanings, this book reexamines the vision from a new point of view and asks was it prophetic, an allegorical teachinThis book explains Frederick Carter s wholly original interpretation of the dragon as a central force in St John s apocalyptic vision in the Book of Revelations Weaving the Biblical story together with zodiacal and astrological references and their ancient meanings, this book reexamines the vision from a new point of view and asks was it prophetic, an allegorical teaching, or an account of a mystical experience By following the star map of the constellations, Carter elucidates the symbolic meaning of the figures that are encountered in St John s mystical journey The dragon emerges as a central force in the cosmological drama of St John s vision and offers new meaning to the story.Carter s ideas utilize science and religion, astrology, astronomy, mythology and great story telling to reexamine an important Bible story Presents the dragon as a central force in St John s apocalyptic vision in the New Testament Scholarly and poetic, Symbols of Revelation will appeal to readers interested in religion, mythology, astrology, antiquity, archetypes and symbols.

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