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A Commentary on the Apocalypse, vol. 1
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A Commentary on the Apocalypse, vol. 1


Allen, Morrill and Wardwell, M. H. Newman 1845

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Written with the belief that Revelation is just as applicable and fresh as when it was composed, Stuart interprets this book from a historical and contextual point of view to discover what it means for Christians today. He examines the style and origin of Revelation with great care and attention to detail. Stuart wrote this book primarily for seminary students and the general reader, making it highly readable. And with over 500 pages in the first volume alone, Stuart also provides a comprehensive analysis as well.

A Commentary on the Apocalypse, vol. 1 is perfect for students, professors, historians, and anyone wanting a greater grasp on this divisive book of the Bible. With the Logos edition, all Scriptures are linked to the Bibles in your library, making study fast and easy.

Key Features

  • Presents a historical and contextual interpretation of the book of Revelation
  • Examines the style and origin of Revelation
  • Written for both seminary students and the general reader


  • General Remarks
  • Comparison of the Apocalypse with Other Scriptural Prophecies of a Similar Tenor
  • Are Views Similar to These to Be Found among the Heathen?
  • Estimation in Which the Apocalyptic Style of Prophecy Was Held, at the Time When the Revelation Was Composed
  • Apocryphal Apocalypses Which Are Not Known to Be Now Extant
  • Apocryphal Revelations Still Extant
  • Peculiar Form and Arrangement of the Apocalypse
  • Is the Apocalypse a Drama?
  • Object of the Book
  • Economy of the Apocalypse, or Manner in Which the Plan is Developed?
  • Aesthetical Character of the Apocalypse
  • Hermeneutical Principles Necessary to the Proper Interpretation of the Apocalypse
  • Original Readers of the Apocalypse, and Their Circumstances
  • Original Language of the Apocalypse
  • Peculiar Characteristics of the Language and Style of the Apocalypse
  • Place and Time of Writing the Apocalypse
  • Author of the Apocalypse
  • Result of Historical Testimony
  • General Remarks on the Alleged Indirect Testimony against the Apostolic Origin of the Apocalypse
  • Principles to Be Regarded in Judging of the Style and Diction of the Apocalypse
  • Particular Examination of Objections Drawn from the Style, Diction, Etc., of the Apocalypse
  • Internal Evidence in Favour of John as the Author
  • Result
  • Brief Examination of Other Views Respecting Authorship
  • Unity of the Book; Different Opinions Examined
  • Canonical Rank and Credit of the Apocalypse
  • Historical Sketch of the Exegesis of the Book
  • Is the Apocalypse Designed and Adapted for the Use of the Christian Church in Every Age?
  • Does the Plan of the Apocalypse Involve an Anachronism?

Product Details

  • Title: A Commentary on the Apocalypse, vol. 1
  • Author: Moses Stuart
  • Publisher: Allen, Morrill and Wardwell
  • Publication Date: 1845
  • Pages: 507

About Moses Stuart

Moses Stuart was an American Bible scholar, born in Connecticut. He was also a pastor and professor at Andover Theological Seminary. Called the “father of exegetical studies,” Stuart also trained over 100 missionaries. In addition to this commentary, Stuart also wrote Conscience and the Constitution, Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews, Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans, and Winer’s Greek Grammar of the New Testament.

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