I’m not much of a historian or even one for reading and enjoying historical accounts, but recently I’ve been drawn to the story of John the Revelator and his Isle of Patmos experience. Who is that? I think I can hear many of you asking. Well you know the books of the Bible? Well John …
Patmos, in the northern reaches of Greece's Dodecanese Islands, has drawn pilgrims for centuries, eager to see the cave where Saint John of Patmos is said to have written the Book of Revelation in 95 AD // photo by Matt Munro #patmos #greece @visitgreecegr
It’s actually amazing how often John of Patmos (the assumed author of Revelation) flips this narrative of violence on its head. In fact, as you dig into the book, it begins to look like every time Jesus shows up and people expect him to start killing he takes on the persona of a slain lamb instead.
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Biblical Journey to Patmos While planning your tour of the Biblical sites in Turkey (ancient Asia Minor) make sure to include a day trip to the Island of Patmos from Kusadasi by chartering one of our ferryboats. We can arrange for you to visit an ancient monastery and museum dedicated to John as well as the cave, where according to tradition, John received his vision of Revelation.