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Published by Anson D. F. Randolph and Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bible. N.T. Revelation -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationix, 422 p.
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22896760M

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“ The Apocalypse of Wisdom is essential reading for both Bouyer scholars and contemplative seekers, who will find here an indispensable guide to a recovery of a ‘cosmicity’ that does full justice to the exigencies of faith, reason, and the mythopoetic imagination.” — ADRIAN J. WALKER, Catholic University of America. Subscribe to Our Newsletter Open Menu. Sacred Texts Bible Index Judith Sirach. Apocrypha: Wisdom Polyglot Sep | Vul. Wisdom Chapter 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Wisdom Chapter 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7. The Book of the Apocalypse, Chapter 1 1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to make known to his servants the things which must shortly come to pass: and signified, sending by his angel to his servant John, 2 Who hath given testimony to the word of God, and the testimony of Jesus Christ, what things soever he hath seen. 3 Blessed is he, that readeth and heareth the words.

This book was influential in several areas of theological development. Its use of wisdom as a personification of God was an important first step in understanding the person of Jesus Christ. Wisdom is a companion of God and an important intermediary between God and people. This Wisdom can only be achieved through prayer. The Apocalypse--The Revelation of St. John the Theologian--is the only prophetic book of the New Testament. It is a book of mysteries--deep mysteries bound up with the beginning and end of all things, the ultimate purpose of the world and man, the opening of the eternal Kingdom of Heaven--which gives itself to a correct understanding and interpretation only with great s: The Book of Wisdom, or the Wisdom of Solomon, is a Jewish work written in Greek and most likely composed in Alexandria, lly dated to the mid first century BC, the central theme of the work is "Wisdom" itself, appearing under two principal aspects. In its relation to man, Wisdom is the perfection of knowledge of the righteous as a gift from God showing itself in action. Wisdom, Book OF, one of the deutero-canonical writings of the Old Testament, placed in the Vulgate between the Canticle of Canticles and Ecclesiasticus.. TITLE.—The oldest headings ascribe the book to Solomon, the representative of Hebrew the Syriac translation, the title is: “the Book of the Great Wisdom of Solomon“; and in the Old Latin Version, the heading reads.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: McIlvaine, J.H. (Joshua Hall), Wisdom of the Apocalypse. The Book of Wisdom The Book of Wisdom was written about fifty years before the coming of Christ. Its author, whose name is not known to us, was probably a member of the Jewish community at Alexandria, in Egypt. He wrote in Greek, in a style patterned on that of Hebrew verse.   Now available from Angelico Press, The Apocalypse of Wisdom: Louis Bouyer’s Theological Recovery of the Cosmos, by Keith Lemna. Although the French Oratorian priest Louis Bouyer was one of the most comprehensive, influential, and prescient theologians of the twentieth century, only in recent years have some major European studies begun to uncover the rich treasury of his thought.   WISDOM. APOCALYPSE. Three words of ancient pedigree offering the seeker a promise: to unlock the door of understanding to the highest and best things—the divine things. Three keys, then, for a “Philosophy in Word and Name” that wants, simply, to comprehend whatever makes the meaning of our humanity take on its fullest scope and Author: William C. Hackett.