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Apocalypse!

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Made shortly before the new millennium, this video examines the many enduring mysteries regarding the last book of the New Testament, the Book of Revelation. All kinds of frightening descriptions of cosmic warfare are in it, clearly indicating to some religious experts that a mighty battle between good and evil may develop in the future. Various historians are interviewed who comment on the impact this holy book of scripture continues to have on people in different countries and small communities. Its roots are traced back to the Jewish experience after the Babylonian exile. Modern-day cults and mainline groups still debate which passages of the book, if any, should be regarded as true and authoritative.

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... offers a 2,000-year history of apocalyptic visions, beginning with the final book of the New Testament, the Book of Revelation...

November 30, 2017 | Full Review…

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