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This is a very good guide that lays it right out there plain and simple. Straight forward information about what is coming for our world. A book everyone should listen to and rethink how we are living and the choices we make every day. This is one of the few audiobooks I have that I will revisit, most likely several times. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review. Thank you William Luke.
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as a listener who holds an M.Div from Liberty University, I would be remiss if I didn't call into question some of the "interpretive license" that the author takes throughout this work. Although this makes for both an interesting and entertaining reading of the Book of Revelation, there is certainly plenty of room to question the theology behind the interpretation of many of the metaphors and symbolism. I do not think this is the venue to get into debate over these, and there is certainly room for questioning any and all readings of Revelation, that is what makes it such a challenging book for even the most serious of biblical scholars.
That being said, I did enjoy the author's take on the book which was made even more pleasant of a listen by Chad Tindale's near flawless narration. So, I rated the STORY as being 5-stars, along with the PERFORMANCE also being 5-stars. However, I dropped the OVERALL rating to only 3-stars because I think the way the book is presented can be very misleading (dangerously so) to a reader that has little or no biblical training. I do not think the author is intentionally trying to give other Christians false teachings, but one should err on the side of caution when making such sweeping claims about the revelations of Jesus Christ through the writing of His servant, John, as conveyed in a series of symbolic visions that exhibit the influence of OT prophecies received by Daniel, Ezekiel, and Zechariah. It would be somewhat akin to giving a reader directions as to how to prepare spaghetti and meatballs, along with how to broil a steak, then setting them loose in the kitchen of a 5-star restaurant and thinking they have a grasp on what's in store for them. :)
Anyway, overall I enjoyed the story and author's perspective and interpretation of what the end times may look like. Regardless of the details, I know I am on the "winning" side as I am confident the author is, as well. Besides, we'll have eternity to chat about how it ends up going down :)
I would recommend this book to those that have a decent understanding of the Bible and particularly the book of Revelation. I would also recommend it to non-Christians as it just may give them a glimpse of what an unsaved life with reward them with. Oh, the author also forwarded me a half dozen flowchart type of images from the text that helped visualize parts of his thought process. Another thing to keep in mind is this book is not a novel nor a dramatization, but rather a new (though not liberal) interpretive venture. A review copy of this audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in return for this unbiased review. If you found this review helpful, please take a moment to click yes below.