The dating of revelation
Muslims believe the Quran was revealed by God to Muhammad word by word through the angel Gabriel (Jibril)., "not human compositions", and are supposed to have been directly revealed, and thus are called śruti, "what is heard".
The 15,000 handwritten pages produced by the mystic Maria Valtorta were represented as direct dictations from Jesus, while she attributed The Book of Azariah to her guardian angel.
This summary of the book of Revelation provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Revelation.
Four times the author identifies himself as John (1:1,4,9; 22:8).
The obscure and extravagant imagery has led to a wide variety of Christian interpretations: historicist interpretations see in Revelation a broad view of history; preterist interpretations treat Revelation as mostly referring to the events of the apostolic era (1st century), or, at the latest, the fall of the Roman Empire; futurists believe that Revelation describes future events; and idealist or symbolic interpretations consider that Revelation does not refer to actual people or events, but is an allegory of the spiritual path and the ongoing struggle between good and evil.
Rochford If the book of Revelation is a book of prophecy as it claims to be (Rev.
In secondary usage, revelation refers to the resulting human knowledge about God, prophecy, and other divine things.
The Book of Revelation is the only apocalyptic document in the New Testament canon (although there are short apocalyptic passages in various places in the Gospels and the Epistles).The events in the mid to late 60s of the first century would be absolutely excluded as possible fulfillments. If the book was written after A. 70, then its contents manifestly do not refer to events surrounding the fall of Jerusalem—unless the book is a wholesale fraud, having been composed after the predicted events had already occurred…