Notes on the Apocalypse as A Book

The genuineness of the authorship of the Apocalypse is solidly established from both the internal and external evidence.  St.  Justin quotes it (Dial 81) and according to Eusebius attributes it to St. John. Irenaeus writes a comentary on it and ascribes the book to St. John the Apostle …

St. John presents Antichrist in a two fold role … personal and political.  His idea of Antichrist is exactly that of St. Paul.  He is not an impersonal power but a man!

It is an inspired book because the Church has spoken infallibly, has placed this book on Canon, and proclaimed its’ inspiration.  It is no longer an open question.imgres.jpgSt. John draws imagery from all parts of creation.  The heavens lend a touch of sublimity to many truths revealed.  The sun enraps the woman, the moon serves as her pedestal and stars circle her head for a crown.

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