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On the Specificities of John<br />A Discussion on a Newly Found Work<br />Jonathan Rossi<br />
What are the specificities?<br />Newly-found Late Biblical-era Text<br />Disillusionment with the Church<br />Fear of Repr...
Who wrote Specificities of John?<br />John of Patmos?<br />Author claims to be John, but writing 50 years after Revelation...
Specificities’ Styles<br />Story, Then Prophecy<br />“Holy Week”<br />Years<br />Decades<br />Centuries<br />Eerily Accura...
Specificities Themselves<br />145 AD<br />33 years of life<br />+7 years per disciple<br />+14 per Mary<br />817 AD<br />W...
Real Purposes for Specificities<br />Farce / Satire<br />Comfort<br />Fear-mongering<br />
Partake of the nectar of the vine before commencing into specificities.(It may help digesting. Hey, it worked for “John!”)...
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On Specificities of John

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An examination of a lost book of prophecy from John of Patmos - the author of the Book of Revelation.

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On Specificities of John

  1. 1. On the Specificities of John<br />A Discussion on a Newly Found Work<br />Jonathan Rossi<br />
  2. 2. What are the specificities?<br />Newly-found Late Biblical-era Text<br />Disillusionment with the Church<br />Fear of Reprisal and Censoring<br />Specific Prophecies<br />Questionable Authorship<br />
  3. 3. Who wrote Specificities of John?<br />John of Patmos?<br />Author claims to be John, but writing 50 years after Revelation.<br />Different Handwriting Styles<br />Preservation<br />Written Language<br />Consistent Claims to Wine & Mushrooms<br />
  4. 4. Specificities’ Styles<br />Story, Then Prophecy<br />“Holy Week”<br />Years<br />Decades<br />Centuries<br />Eerily Accurate Predictions<br />Prophecies based therein<br />Warning<br />Habes adnuntiasti; libro maledicta est.<br />
  5. 5. Specificities Themselves<br />145 AD<br />33 years of life<br />+7 years per disciple<br />+14 per Mary<br />817 AD<br />Whore’s fullest stretch (Rome, 117)<br /> +Holy week (centuries)<br />1987 AD<br />Soviet Union (1917)<br />+Holy week (decades)<br />2015 AD<br /> Silvio Berlusconi (2008)<br /> +Holy week (years)<br />2016 AD<br /> Lady Gaga (2009)<br /> +Holy week (years)<br />*****************************************<br />December 16, 2010 AD<br />British bombing of Mannheim (1940)<br />+Holy week (decades)<br />
  6. 6. Real Purposes for Specificities<br />Farce / Satire<br />Comfort<br />Fear-mongering<br />
  7. 7. Partake of the nectar of the vine before commencing into specificities.(It may help digesting. Hey, it worked for “John!”)<br />If I might offer a brief suggestion…<br />

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