Short writings from Taizé

20. Does the Book of Revelation have something to say to us today?

A disconcerting writing, incomprehensible for many, the last book of the Bible seems to be the antithesis of the Gospel of a loving God and a Messiah who is Prince of peace. And yet, those who take the time to go beyond appearances and to examine its message more closely are in for a surprise: the Book of Revelation shows itself to be surprisingly relevant for Christians of our day, tempted to lose hope in the midst of a powerful society with quite different priorities. This short writing wishes to contribute to the understanding of a text which illustrates marvellously “God’s folly which is wiser than human wisdom and God’s weakness which is stronger than human strength.”

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Last updated: 29 October 2012

Short writings from Taizé

These short texts from Taizé, written by some of the brothers, wish to offer an approach to the fundamental wellsprings of the faith. Inspired by the experience of the young adult meetings that take place around the community year after year, they examine questions that are vital for Christians today.

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