Reader, William W.
September 1981
Journal of Biblical Literature;Sep81, Vol. 100 Issue 3, p433
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
The article examines the traditional history and modern interpretations of the twelve jewels described in the New Testament passage of Revelation 21:19-20. Topics addressed include exegetical analyses of the apocalyptic jewel catalog, the history of the traditional interpretation of the twelve stones, and the astrological interpretation of the twelve jewels of the Heavenly realm.


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