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The Testimony of Irenĉus and of other Fathers in the Church before him ; of
Ignatius ; of Polycarp ; of the Writer of the Epistle describing Polycarp's Martyrdom
; and of Papias 26 1 CHAPTER IV . The Testimony of Justin Martyr ; of
Before , therefore , we proceed to examine the testimony of the writers by whom
the Apocalypse is mentioned , it will be useful to ascertain the time in which it was
published . For if it were not published before the year 96 or 97 ( as some critics ...
This opinion rests on the single testimony of Epiphanius , a credulous and
inaccurate writer * who lived about three hundred years later than St. John the
Apostle , to whom he ascribes this prophetical book . This external evidence ,
weak in ...
unto death ; John himself , the writer , was in banishment , “ for the word of God ,
and the testimony of Jesus , in the Isle of Patmos , " when he saw the visions * .
But no traces of such persecution can be discovered in the times of Claudius .
The single testimony of an inaccurate writer of the fourth century , cannot be
opposed to such external evidence as we shall produce in examining the
remaining opinions ; especially when it appears so strongly refuted by internal
evidence s .
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The Apocalypse, Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated: With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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