Elaine Pagels Quote: “Throughout the ages, Christians have adapted…”

Throughout the ages, Christians have adapted John of Patmos’s visions to changing times, reading their own social, political and religious conflicts into the cosmic war he so powerfully evokes. Yet his Book of Revelation appeals not only to fear and desires for vengeance but also to hope.

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Name: Elaine Pagels
Profession: Historian
Nationality: American
Birthday: February 13, 1943
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