The dating of revelation

14 Aug

It asserts, in fact, that Revelation describes events that will likely take place in the twenty-first century rather than the first century.This is how Tim La Haye puts it: “Revelation was written by John in AD 95, which means the book of Revelation describes yet future events of the last days just before Jesus comes back to this earth.” Dr.

Moreover, the credibility of Irenaeus as a source is called into question by his contention in the same volume that Jesus was crucified when he was about fifty years of age.ADDED: If you select to import Stock from a spreadsheet or text file (on the [Import] dropdown), you will no longer be able to select any of the ONHAND fields.Importing On Hands causes imbalances in the stock ledger.La Haye has gone so far as to dismiss the notion that Revelation was written before AD 70 as “historically ridiculous.” A closer look at the evidence, however, reveals not only that such dismissive language is unwarranted but that the late-date position is untenable.First, let me say this: it’s instructive to note that the late dating for Revelation is largely dependant on a single — and markedly ambiguous — sentence in the writings of a church father named Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons.