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Accordingly , the subject of this prophetical book will appear to be generally , the
fates and fortunes of the Chris , tian church , from the Ascension of our Lord , and
the preaching of his Apostles , to the great consummation of all things .
... it is necessary to ascertain the time when the book was written . For if it shall
appear to have been written and published in the carly period of the apostolic
age , we may expect to find testimonies concerning it , from apostles , or from
... Fathers , were those who had been personally instructed by apostles ; and the
apostolic age is that , which extends from before ... when the apostles began to
write , to the close of that century , when St. John , the last surviving apostle , died
He was a Greek by birth , as his name and language in port , and probably an
Asiatic Greek , for he was an auditor of Polycarp I , who was Bishop of Smyrna ,
one of the seven churches , and who had been the auditor of St. John the Apostle
who , he says , had seen the Apostle John . He appeals also to the Asiatic
Churches , in which he . appears to have been educated * . When removed from
Asia into Gaul , where , upon the martyrdom of Pothinus , he became Bishop of
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The Apocalypse: Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated; With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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