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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

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

One of the least arduous but most productive of gardening jobs, the magic of deadheading never fails to delight me. It was a revelation when the principle was explained to me: that flowers are the attempt by the plant to reproduce itself. So if you cut the heads off before the flower turns into seeds, the plant will continue to flower.
Tom Hodgkinson

Let every man and woman count himself immortal. Let him catch the revelation of Jesus in his resurrection. Let him say not merely, 'Christ is risen,' but 'I shall rise.'
Phillips Brooks

When I was a freshman in high school, I read a book about the making of Disney's 'Sleeping Beauty' called 'The Art of Animation.' It was this weird revelation for me, because I hadn't considered that people actually get paid to make cartoons.
John Lasseter
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Revelation Translations

revelation in German is Preisgebung, Offenbarung, Offenbarung
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