|name||The Book of Revelation|
|image caption||New Testament Papyri|
|release date||AD 81-96|
The Book of Revelation is believed to have been written between AD 81-96. It contains three separate genres: epistolary, apocalyptic and prophetic. The book opens with John, who is on the island of Patmos, writing a letter to the “Seven Churches of Asia” and then describing prophetic visions he has had which ultimately end in the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.
There are many different interpretations of The Book of Revelation, as is contains such a wide variety of obscure imagery and information. Some believe that the Book describes events from history, whereas some believe that the events described by John have not yet come to pass. Others believe that the information in The Book of Revelation is purely allegorical.