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Revelation 12 : Female Figures and Figures of Evil

  title={Revelation 12 : Female Figures and Figures of Evil},
  author={Joy A. Schroeder},
THE TWELFTH CHAPTER OF THE APOCALYPSE DESCRIBES A HEAVENLY WOMAN clothed with the sun and crowned with twelve stars. Together with the Bride of Christ and the Whore of Babylon, she is one of three symbolic women who appear in the visions of John of Patmos. A fourth woman, apparently an influential teacher in the church in Thyatira, is regarded by John as a false prophet, a “Jezebel” (Rev 2:20). Each woman of the Apocalypse is unequivocally aligned either with God or with Satan. These female…