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Die jungfrauen in der offenbarung des johannes XIV 4

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This chapter discusses a text from the revelation. Marriage in the New Testament is also indirectly addressed. It discusses how the term "virgins" is understood in verse 4. The chapter presents the three Bewandelt ways of interpretation. It mentions the original hypothesis of Tambyah, which one have to think of angels who have not defiled with women. It is not easy to distinguish what one have to think of the virgins in xiv 4. For the point of view the chapter discusses little investigation on five different areas. The tense eschatological expectation may have been a reason for this review of virginity; hereby emphasized but a Christian, did he had already drawn from the Old World and had Entirely facing the Empire. The move away from fornication may have played a role in the creation of this view on celibacy.

Keywords: young women; virginity; New Testament; revelation; bewandelten



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