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I don’t think that the Gospel of John and Revelation were written by the same person. In my view the apocalyptic outlook of Revelation is almost entirely absent from the Gospel. Scholarship on the whole seems to agnostic about the identity of the author, though I am intrigued by Ford’s attempt to attribute it to John the Baptist and his disciples:

To recapitulate, we propose, therefore, that Revelation emanates from the circle of the Baptist and his disciples. Chs. 4–11 originated with the revelations given to the Baptist before and during the time he recognized Jesus as “He that cometh.” Because chs. 12–22 actually contain the name of Jesus (14:12, 17:6, 19:10 (bis), 20:4, 22:16), they were probably written by a disciple who knew more than John. His knowledge perhaps amounted to the same as the disciples at Ephesus (Acts 19) or that of Apollos, the Scripture scholar (Acts 18). He knew about the Jewish War but he could have done so even if he wrote from Ephesus. He foresaw, like many previous prophets, the fall of Jerusalem and entertained the hope of a new city which was realized in the Christian Church. The Church could not become the central focus of Christian thought until Jerusalem had fallen. Jesus also foretold the fall of Jerusalem and bade her daughters to weep for themselves. (J. Massyngberde Ford, Revelation (1974), 37)

Unlikely, but it makes good sense narratively.

So your question?

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