Seven Churches in Asia

Seven Churches in Asia,

addressed in the preface of the Book of RevelationRevelation
or Apocalypse
, the last book of the New Testament. It was written c.A.D. 95 on Patmos Island off the coast of Asia Minor by an exile named John, in the wake of local persecution by the Emperor Domitian (A.D. 81–96).
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. They are the churches of Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia (Lydia), and Laodicea (Phrygia). They are in W Asia Minor.
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In the pages of "Authentic Christianity: A Radical Look at Christianity Today Based on Christ's Letters to Seven Churches in Asia Minor Toward the Close of the First Century", Gordon Haresign takes the reader on a tour from the small island of Patmos in the Aegean Sea to the sites of seven ancient cities in what was known as Asia Minor.
Critique: An erudite work of impressive scholarship and thoroughly 'reader friendly' from beginning to end, "Authentic Christianity: A Radical Look at Christianity Today Based on Christ's Letters to Seven Churches in Asia Minor Toward the Close of the First Century" is especially recommended to the attention of non-specialist general readers with an interest in the origins of Christianity and compare the Christian movement of antiquity with the contemporary Christian churches of today.
Following the addresses to the seven churches in Asia (Minor), there is a splendid portrayal of the Lamb enthroned in cc.