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

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

in The Library of New Testament Studies

by Sigve K. Tonstad

Pages 250
Publisher T&T Clark
Published 2007
ISBN-13 9780567044945
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.

  • 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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