This book mainly focuses on the critique of economic capitalism in the Roman Empire from the socio-rhetorical reading with the post-colonial lens. While dealing with the economic issues in Revelation 18,the research focuses not only of the economic, but also the socio political dimensions that shaped theRoman Economy. Reading the book of Revelation from the apocalyptic eye and studying from the lens ofsocio-rhetorical approach gives us an insight and deeper understanding of the milieu of the context ofRevelation vis-à-vis unjust Roman economy.
List of Abbreviation
1. General Introduction
2. Background and Context of the Book of Revelation
3. The Identity of Babylon and Economic Issues in Revelation 18
4. Final Judgment Upon the Unjust Economic Wealth of Rome: A Socio-Rhetorical Reading of Revelation 18
5. A Critique of Economic Capitalism in Roman Imperialism: It's Implication for Today's Context
6. General Conclusion
Appendix-1: The Seven Churches in Asia Minor: Addressee of the Book of Revelation
Appendix-2: A Map of the Roman Trade in the First Century
Appendix-3: Common Coins of the Roman Empire
PC Nghàklianmâwia is an ordained minister of Presbyterian Church of India, Mizora Synod. He has authored seven books (Four in Mizo and three translated in Nepali) and co-authored one book which titled: Hebrews: A Thematic Exploration (2019). He currently served as a Pastor in Mumbai Presbyterian Church.