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Reformation readings of the Apocalypse : Geneva, Zurich, and Wittenberg / Irena Backus.

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Subject: Bible. Revelation > Criticism, interpretation, etc. > History > 16th century.
Bible > Criticism, interpretation, etc. > History > 16th century.
Bible. Revelation > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. New Testament. Apocalypse > Critique, interprétation, etc. > Histoire > 16e siècle.
Bible > Critique, interprétation, etc. > Histoire > 16e siècle.
Reformation.
Réforme (Christianisme)
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780195350050
  • ISBN: 0195350057
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xx, 182 pages).
  • Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford Univ. Press, ©2000.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-174) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. The Problem of Canonicity; 2. Antoine du Pinet and His Models; 3. Augustin Marlorat and Nicolas Colladon; 4. The Apocalypse and the Zurich Reformers; 5. The Lutheran Counterpoint: David Chytraeus and Nikolaus Selnecker; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: In this study, Irene Backus examines the fate of the Apocalypse at the hands of early Protestants in three centers of the Reformation: Geneva, Zurich, and Wittenberg. To do so, Backus systematically investigates sources and methods of the most important reformed and Lutheran commentaries of the Apocalypse from 1528-1584.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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