Aleksander Kolesnikoff

Vision of the future

pages: 53-94

Abstract

This is a sober interpretation of the Apocalypsis on the basis of patristic commentaries and contemporary exegetes.

Scriptural texts, the Lord's ipsissima verba (in Mt. 24) as well as the eschatological visions of St. Paul and St. Peter in their Epistles give the right framework for the right understanding of the mysterious last Book of Revelation.

The Author warns against the nervosity of the millenarist expectation of an imminent Second Coming, which is to be realised only after the Establishment of a World State headed by the Antichrist. And we still have a rather shadowy Security Council of the United Nations Organisation...

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