Der 'Pantokrator': Die Inszenierung von Gottes Macht in der Offenbarung des Johannes

Tobias Nicklas
2012 HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies  
God's power according to Revelation. The article argues that the 'power of God' expressed by the title 'Pantokrator' in the Revelation of John should be interpreted against a concrete context and issues about God's deeds of righteousness. From a human perspective God seems to be passive and silent concerning the suffering of believers caused by the enemies of God. However, God's sovereignty transcends all secular and supernatural powers. The power of God manifests itself in the acts of Jesus
more » ... Messiah whose power is paradoxically proclaimed by his being described as both a lion and a lamb.
doi:10.4102/hts.v68i1.1048 fatcat:xsct7jmrjne6vn35rgoylphlgu