Revelation is a strange and puzzling book! Apart from the few who are endlessly fascinated by it, most of us are not sure what to do with it. And since it seems so different from the rest of the New Testament, perhaps the safest policy is to ignore it. But what if that meant losing something really important? What if Revelation turned out to be the gospel in fancy dress
a powerful, gripping presentation of the same momentous news we find throughout the New Testament? If that was so, we run a real risk in bypassing it. Our devotion and discipleship would fail to be as rich and robust as they are meant to be.. A gospel pageant? If this is what Revelation brings us, perhaps it is time to dust it off and read it again! That is just what this book wants to help you to do. A Gospel Pageant is simply profound while also being profoundly simple. If you want to understand and be blessed by the Apocalypse, this is the book for you. To my knowledge it has no equal. – Paul Barnett, author of Apocalypse Now and Then: Reading Revelation Today
Chapple, Allan, Author
Allan Chapple has served as a pastor in his native WA and also in England, and has been engaged in campus ministry in Australia, and theological education in Malaysia. He was Director of the Perth Centre for Applied Christian Studies and founding Principal of Trinity Theological College, where he now serves as Senior Lecturer in New Testament.