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C The external evidence , for the authenticity and divine inspiration of the
Apocalypse , is to be collected from the testimonies of those ancient writers , who
, living at a period near to its publication , appear , by their quotations or allusions
, to ...
MELITO , after some doubt and hesitation , is at last admitted by Michaelis , as a
witness in favour of the Apocalypse ; he is stated to have flourished about the
year 170 * , and probably might be living at the time the Gallic Epistle was
... depending upon the living testimony of those who had seen apostolical men ;
and an inquisitive author could satisfy himself , from the narration of others , upon
what grounds of external evidence the book had been so universally received .
The pupils of Irenĉus , of Tertullian , of Hippolytus , and of Origen , were still
living . They had been taught by their masters , and by the general tradition of the
Church , to consider the Apocalypse as a book of divind authority : and they
... and had seen him likewise in his glorified appearances , at his transfiguration ,
and after his resurrection , No other John had enjoyed this privilege . No other
eye - witness of our Lord's person appears to have been living in this late period
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The Apocalypse, Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated: With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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