Revelation and the End of All Things, 2nd Edition
Title: Revelation and the End of All Things, 2nd Edition
Publisher: Eerdmans Publishing Company
Since its first publication in 2001, Revelation and the End of All Things has been a highly readable guide to one of the most challenging books in the Bible. Engaging the questions people most frequently ask about Revelation and sensationalistic scenarios about the end of the world, Craig Koester takes his readers through the entirety of Revelation, offering perspectives that are clear and compelling.
In the second edition Koester provides new insights from recent scholarship and responses to the latest popular apocalyptic voices. Study questions make this new edition ideal for use in classrooms and study groups. Revelation and the End of All Things offers an accessible, engaging, and profoundly hopeful interpretation for students and general readers alike.
Reviews of the First Edition
“This book offers an innovative introduction to Revelation. . . . Highly recommended for ministry students, church study groups, and general readers.” Adela Yarbro Collins — Yale Divinity School
“Anyone looking for a good, interesting, and nontechnical study of the book of Revelation will want to consider this fine work.” — The Bible Today
“A popular and easy-to-read work on Revelation...For laity and those in the churches who are seeking alternatives to the unsound and popular views of Revelation, Koester’s book is a good recommendation.” — Review & Expositor
"Offers manageable, self-contained chapters on three-to-four chapter sections of Revelation, which would be ideal for Bible study or undergraduate use. . . . This remains a very valuable volume for its intended market and beyond, summarizing as it does the informed scholarship of a Revelation expert in an attractive and accessible way." — Alison Jack in Expository Times
Craig R. Koester is the Asher O. and Carrie Nasby Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minnesota. His other books include The Word of Life: A Theology of John's Gospel, and he has also written a major commentary and widely used educational materials on Revelation.