Religious Dictionary: Revelation
1. the act of revealing privileged and previously unknown information, usually to an illiterate fool in the desert.
2. something revealed or disclosed, especially a striking disclosure, as of something not before realized.
Example: The Lord revealed the Ten Commandments to Moses at Mount Sinai, because the Jews were previously unaware that murder, theft, and perjury were immoral.
3. The final book in “The Bible”, where Jesus throws a tantrum and destroys everything and everyone, save a few devout Christians like Pat Robertson. See also: Apocalypse.