When Did John Write Revelation?–Eberle and Trench

St. John One: One

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from Victorious Eschatology by Eberle and Trench posit a Partial Preterist view.

When Did John Write Revelation?
The historicist view sees that the first set of judgments described in the book of Revelation are those which came upon the Jews and Jerusalem in A.D. 70. We will look at those judgments shortly, but first we should address the problem concerning when the book of Revelation was written. You see, many Christian teachers say that the book was written around A.D. 96. If indeed it was not written until the end of the first century how can we say that the book of Revelation speaks prophetically of the coming destruction of Jerusalem? This question is worth answering now before we begin examining the actual text. The primary reason some Bible teachers claim that the book of Revelation was written around A.D. 96 is because John…

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