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Four Views on the Book of Revelation
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Is the book of Revelation a blueprint for the future that needs decoding if we want to understand current events? Is it a book of powerful imagery, with warnings and promises for the church throughout the ages? Or is it essentially an imaginative depiction of historical events in the first century? Four Views on the Book of Revelation explores the four main views in which Revelation is understood: preterist, idealist, classical dispensationalist futurist, and progressive dispensationalist.


  • A Preterist View of Revelation, Kenneth L Gentry, Jr.
  • An Idealist View of Revelation, Sam Hamstra, Jr.
  • A Progressive Dispensationalist View of Revelation, C. Marvin Pate
  • A Classical Dispensationalist View of Revelation, Robert L. Thomas

Product Details

  • Title: Four Views on the Book of Revelation
  • Editor: C. Marvin Pate
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Pages: 256

About C. Marvin Pate

C. Marvin Pate taught for thirteen years at Moody Bible Institute. Now he is chair of the department of Christian theology and professor of theology at Ouachita Baptist University. Pate has authored, co-authored, or edited twenty books.

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