TITLE

THE TWELVE JEWELS OF REVELATION 21:19-20: TRADITION HISTORY AND MODERN INTERPRETATIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Reader, William W.
PUB. DATE
September 1981
SOURCE
Journal of Biblical Literature;Sep81, Vol. 100 Issue 3, p433
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
7129882

Tags: BIBLE. Revelation;  APOCALYPTIC literature -- History & criticism;  GEMS & precious stones;  SYMBOLISM in the Bible;  BIBLE. New Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.;  BIBLE -- Commentaries

 

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