Dating of john bible
That is the operational principle by which we discover truths about the book of Revelation. First, lets examine what the book of Revelation says about its author. In verse 4 we are told that John wrote to the seven churches that are in Asia.
But the differences between John and the synoptics are substantial: whereas Matthew and Luke have their infancy narratives recording Jesus’ birth, John makes a great Christological affirmation at the outset; that the Word became flesh (1: 14).
The contents of the book of Revelation also suggest a late date, as the following observations indicate.