Peaceable Revelation—A series of blog posts that explores themes related to peace and justice in the book of Revelation.

  1. Revelation for post-Christians—June 27, 2019
  2. War of words: The key to understanding Revelation—July 22, 2019
  3. Are we living in the Great Tribulation?—August 13, 2019
  4. Our need for the book of Revelation’s peace message—January 5, 2021
  5. Living in a broken world: Power, love and the plagues in Revelation—January 15, 2021
  6. Satan in the book of Revelation—and today—January 20, 2021
  7. How Revelation’s non-predictive prophecy speaks to our pandemic—January 29, 2021
  8. NEW BOOK: To Follow the Lamb—April 27, 2022
  9. The healing of the nations in Revelation
  10. Our true enemy is not Trump; it is Satan
  11. Why worship in Revelation matters
  12. What Revelation tells us about the “Church”
  13. Is Revelation about the future?
  14. Is Babylon so bad?
  15. This world is all we’ve got
  16. It’s hard to know how to talk about evil
  17. Overwhelmed by the Powers
  18. Did Jesus’s death “conquer” Satan?
  19. An anarchistic reading of Revelation

Various posts on Revelation on this blog

“God and punitive judgment in Revelation” (July 29, 2018)

“The Bible, violence, and John Dominic Crossan—With special attention to the book of Revelation” (May 8, 2018)

“What if Revelation 14 is about punitive judgment after all?” (May 4, 2018)

“The book of Revelation and the problem of violence: A response to John Dominic Crossan” (October 11, 2017)

“The book of Revelation on living in empire: Christian faith in the Trump era, part 4” (December 11, 2016)

“The book of Revelation and America’s election: Christian faith in the Trump era, part 3” (December 10, 2016)

“The book of Revelation’s revelation to Eastern Mennonite University” (October 15, 2016)

“A simple way to world peace: Recognize America a ‘Beast'” (September 19, 2016)

“A non-apocalyptic reading of the Apocalypse of Jesus” (May 30, 2016)

“Is the book of Revelation on Falwell’s side?” (December 9, 2015)

“Revelation, God’s wrath, healing justice, and Mennonite Church USA” (July 6, 2015)

“Revelation is a peace book!” (June 23, 2015)

“There’s power in the blood: Revelation’s patience and creation’s transformation” (September 21, 2014)

“Salvation and the way of peace: Romans and Revelation” (January 22, 2014)

A series of posts, “What does the book of Revelation say?”, that summarize my recent series of sermons on Revelation:

“Who can stand against it? The ‘good’ war and the Beast of Revelation” (May 13, 2011)

“The book of Revelation and the end of Christianity” (April 12, 2011)

“Biblical apocalyptic: What is being revealed” (2011—on

Here’s a link to my Revelation page with links to most of my writing on Revelation since 1987.

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