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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

When you're watching Psycho, there' s that moment when you have a visceral reaction to watching someone being stabbed. And then you have the intellectual revelation that you're not, and that's where the celebration comes in.
Penn Jillette

The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation.
Eudora Welty

I got to thinking about the Book of Revelation that was written by a Jewish prophet who was also a follower of Jesus who hated the Roman Empire. I realized that the Book of Revelation could be a way to reflect on the issue of religion's relationship to politics.
Elaine Pagels
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Revelation Translations

revelation in German is Preisgebung, Offenbarung, Offenbarung
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