What an Orthodox bishop thinks you should know about the Book of Revelation

Metropolitan Savas (Zembillas) of Pittsburgh

Yesterday I posted a Q&A with Fr. Mark Arey about his stunning new graphic novel of Revelation. It features a fresh translation of John's Apocalypse, all 404 of its enigmatic verses, along with some 570 images to illumine the text.Though today Christians seem somewhat obsessed with Revelation, that wasn't always the case. In fact, the early church seems to have been rather ambivalent about it. While it's regarded as Holy Scripture, as Fr. Mark pointed out in the interview, even now … [Read more...]

A new way to see the Book of Revelation

The Book of Revelation

From the earliest days of the church Christians have illustrated the scripture. Whether it's biblical scenes in catacomb art outside Rome or fully illuminated manuscripts like the Rabbula and Lindisfarne Gospels, Christians like to visualize holy stories and characters. Now comes The Book of Revelation, a graphic novel adaptation of John's Apocalypse executed at the highest artistic level.Enveloped in the arresting artwork is a gripping, new translation of the book, the labor of Frs. … [Read more...]


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