By Justin Jeffcoat Schedtler

The declare that Revelation's hymns functionality as did Classical tragic choral lyrics insofar as they remark upon or interpret the encircling narrative has turn into axiomatic in reports of Revelation.
Justin Jeffcoat Schedtler marks an develop during this line of inquiry through providing an exegetical research of Revelation's hymns along a presentation of the varieties and capabilities of historic tragic choruses and choral lyrics. comparing the hymns in gentle of the kinds and complexities of old tragic choruses, he show that they're no longer most sensible evaluated when it comes to choral lyrics in most cases, yet by way of dramatic hymns particularly, insofar as they represent mythological-theological reflections at the surrounding narrative, and serve as to situate the encompassing dramatic job in a specific mythological-theological contexts.

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