“Revelation” is a mysterious-sounding word.
Sometimes it conjures visions in our minds of the end of the world. That happens when we think of the last book of the Bible—the Book of Revelation.
But even when the word isn’t being used that way, it suggests something powerful and mysterious.
This is a bit of a paradox, because of what the word “revelation” actually means.
Revelation is something that is revealed—something that is now known. If I reveal what I’m doing or thinking, that’s a revelation.
Since the term refers to what is known, it’s ironic that it would have such mysterious overtones.
Human vs. Divine Revelation
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