A Jewish Composition

is what the German scholar Vischer called the Apocalypse.  It was changed into a Christian work simply by adding Jesus, the seven churches, and Antipas.  J. Massyngberde Ford argued that John the Baptist wrote the first one.  It was not accepted in the east.  Jerome was convinced it was written by the Apostle and included it in the Vulgate.  John Chrysostom who never quoted the Apocalypse was visiting Ephesus at the beginning of 401 and may have found copies of it.  I guess it is my job to connect all the dots.

Watch for more pieces that fit.  Blessed is the one who looks.

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