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Bibil Identifier bibil:216953
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Angels of the Churches in Revelation 1-3
Title (English, ) Status Quaestionis and Another Proposal
Author Ferguson, Everett
Journal Bulletin for Biblical Research (Volume: 21, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 371-386 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article surveys the interpretations of "the angel of the church" in each of the seven letters in Rev 2-3, the advocates of each position, and the principal arguments for and against each view. These interpretations are guardian angel, heavenly counterpart, prevailing spirit of the church, bishop/pastor, prophet, messenger to or from John. Another possibility is that the angel is the reader of the communication to the church.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Angel
Pericopes Revelation 2-3
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