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The heavens opened

Christopher Rowland has argued (The Open Heaven, 1982; The Mystery of God, 2009) that the essential element of apocalyptic is ‘the disclosure of heavenly knowledge’. It is an unveiling where the heavens are opened and transcendent mystery is divinely disclosed.¬†Apocalyptic literature is full of¬†secrets, visions, ascents, angels, the glory of the heavenly tabernacle and throne […]