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Definition of Revelation

Revelation

  1. The act of revealing, disclosing, or discovering to others what was before unknown to them.
  2. That which is revealed.
  3. The act of revealing divine truth.
  4. That which is revealed by God to man; esp., the Bible.
  5. Specifically, the last book of the sacred canon, containing the prophecies of St. John; the Apocalypse.

Revelation Quotations

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Ludwig van Beethoven

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
Nelson Mandela

Religious fanatics want people to switch off their own minds, ignore the evidence, and blindly follow a holy book based upon private 'revelation'.
Richard Dawkins

If children understand that beliefs should be substantiated with evidence, as opposed to tradition, authority, revelation or faith, they will automatically work out for themselves that they are atheists.
Richard Dawkins

No one ever talks about the moment you found that you were white. Or the moment you found out you were black. That's a profound revelation. The minute you find that out, something happens. You have to renegotiate everything.
Toni Morrison
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Revelation Translations

revelation in German is Preisgebung, Offenbarung, Offenbarung