The charming and occasionally humorous Book of Tobit appears in the Greek Septuagint and has a place in the Roman Catholic and Orthodox canonical traditions. At the heart of the story is a journey.
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No academic interpreter of Revelation understands the book as a roadmap for the future. Instead, Revelation originally spoke to the conditions of its own time and place.
For a complete picture of what the earliest Christians "knew" about Jesus, the books of the New Testament are not enough. One also needs to read the books that did not make it into Scripture.
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