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A scholarly and comprehensive exposition of Revelation written in the language of the layperson The verse by verse commentary is preceded by a brief discussion of authorship, date, setting, structure, and various methods of interpretation as well as by an analytical outline of the book....

Title : A Commentary on the Revelation of John
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ISBN : 0802816843
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : Eerdmans January 10, 1972
Number of Pages : 308 pages
File Size : 861 KB
Status : Available For Download
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A Commentary on the Revelation of John Reviews

  • Diane Montgomery
    2018-11-14 00:40

    This is a reasonably short and easy to read commentary on Revelation, with some but not much technical/linguistic material. He spends some time reviewing alternative interpretations, but generally focuses on historical premillennial interpretation. He treats the Bible as the authoritative Word of God while still viewing much of the material in Revelation as symbolic. Generally a very good commentary.

  • curdog
    2018-11-09 00:37

    Three things about this book appealed to me. First, he had a unique discussion of the seals as being prepatory for the tribulation, but not a part of it. He reasons that they cannot be a part of the tribulation if the book has not been opened (unsealed) yet. He believes that the seals are all discriptions of the course of this present age. The problem with this view is that the trumpets and vials are all part of the seventh seal. Second, Ladd addresses translation and textual problems in the KJV. This is nowhere as important as in Rev. 4-5 with regards to the 24 elders. If the KJV is right, then the pretrib position is given great support. If the critical texts and modern translations are right, then posttrib seems more reasonable. Third, Ladd provides for historic premillennialism a true eschatology of victory. He speaks of the martyrs, the courageous advance of the gospel around the world -- all a part of apostolic and historic premillennialism. A very good, sane, and sound book.

  • Andrew Gilmore
    2018-10-22 00:29

    A helpful commentary. Historic premillennial. Ladd was bit dismissive of dispensationalists, even calling them "extreme futurists." C'mon!

  • Little Al
    2018-10-30 05:25

    From an historic angle it is okay.

  • Patricia A. Pott
    2018-11-06 00:46

    Excellent writer. Great study aid.

  • bhengineer
    2018-10-17 21:46

    Good book

  • Preston Barr
    2018-11-11 23:25

    The clearest explanation from a post-tribulation position.

  • Joel Tay
    2018-11-14 21:33

    This book is considered a classic on post-tribulation premill eschatology.