Scripture and Its Interpretation ch 23: Scripture and Christian Community

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Greek for "revelation"; (1) a genre of Jewish and Christian literature filled with symbolism and visions intended to unveil unseen realities (e.g., heaven and its inhabitants) as well as historical realities (past, present, and future) in order to offer a critique of contemporary political arrangements in light of the coming kingdom of God; (2) a name for the last NT book (Revelation).
supersessionismA theology in which the Christian church replaces Israel as the people of God.