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Bibil Identifier bibil:222679
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) Der 'Pantokrator'
Title (German, ) Die Inszenierung von Gottes Macht in der Offenbarung des Johannes
Author Nicklas, Tobias
Journal HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (Volume: 68, Issue: 1)
Undefined link Die Namen des Vaters
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language German
Pages 1-7 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The article argues that the ‘power of God’ expressed by the title ‘Pantokrator’ in the Revelation of John should be interpreted against a concrete context and issues about God’s deeds of righteousness. From a human perspective God seems to be passive and silent concerning the suffering of believers caused by the enemies of God. However, God’s sovereignty transcends all secular and supernatural powers. The power of God manifests itself in the acts of Jesus the Messiah whose power is paradoxically proclaimed by his being described as both a lion and a lamb.
DOI 10.4102/hts.v68i1.1048
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : God Father
Terms παντοκράτωρ παντοκρατωρ
Links Online document (PDF, German)
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