Saving God's Reputation

Saving God's Reputation : The Theological Function of Pistis Iesou in the Cosmic Narratives of Revelation

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This book pursues the conviction that the cosmic conflict imagery in Revelation is the primary and controlling element in the account of the aspiration of the Roman Empire and the imperial cult in Asia Minor.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 13.46mm | 358g
  • T.& T.Clark Ltd
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0567202445
  • 9780567202444
  • 441,075

Table of contents

Part I: Conceptual Framework and Method
1. The Reach of Pistis Iesou in Revelation
2. The Literary Parameters of Revelation
Part II: The Story Line in Revelation
3. Discerning the Story Line from the End
4. Discerning the Story Line from the Middle: Setting and Sequence
5. Discerning the Story Line from the Middle: Characters and Plot
6. Discerning the Story Line from the Beginning: Setting and Sequence
7. Discerning the Story Line from the Beginning, Characters and Plot
8. Retracing the Story Line of Revelation
Part III: The Meaning of Pistis Iesou in Revelation
9. Pistis Iesou:Literary and Structural Considerations
10. The Meaning of Pistis Iesou in Revelation
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Tonstad's work... is by far the best contemporary defense of the Adventist position on the great controversy theme. It is a must read for every pastor! -- Kayle de Waal, pastor, New Zealand * Ministry - International Journal for Pastors *
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About Sigve K. Tonstad

Sigve K. Tonstad completed his PhD at the University of St. Andrews, UK. He is Assistant Professor of Religion and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Loma Linda University in California, USA.
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