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Book: The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes

Chapter: 15. Is There Apocalyptic Literature in the Hebrew Bible?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.44904


The final book of the Bible, Revelation, is but one of the books with apocalyptic material. Apocalyptic language is a powerful rhetoric device that helped shape monotheistic religions in the Greco-Roman period and continues to do so today.

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