A survey of theses, select academic articles, and commentaries written in Danish or by Danish authors.
Loft, Johannes. Synerne fra Patmos: En gennemgang af Johannes Aabenbaring. Aarhus: De Unges Forlag, 1919. 112 pp. Immediately after the war, Johannes Loft, theologian, translator, author and lecturer (at a teacher-training college?) published The Patmos Visions (Synerne fra Patmos) at the publishing company of the Danish YMCA and YWCA (1919). The commentary is brief, but [...]
Thestrup Pedersen, Ebbe. Johannes’ Åbenbaring: Kommenteret og fortolket [The Book of Revelation: Commentary and Interpretation]. Valby: Forlaget Aros, 1999. 183 pp. Professor Ebbe Thestrup Pedersen (1914-1998) was a Danish theologian and professor of education. This volume was published posthumously. Pedersen asserts that serious readers of Revelation must learn from the scholarly, historical-critical interpretation (p. 9). [...]
Davidsen, Andreas. Johannes’ Åbenbaring: Kommentar med tillæg [Revelation: a Commentary with appendices]. København: Gyldendal, 1988. 170 pp. The Danish theologian, pastor and former lecturer at a college of education, Andreas Davidsen (b. 1928) has published an entry level commentary. In his introduction (pp. 11-41), Davidsen describes “apocalyptic” and discusses the common introductory questions, including its [...]
Krohn, Aage. Det femte Evangelium: Johannes’ Aabenbaring udlagt for vor Tid [The Fifth Gospel. The Book of Revelation Interpreted for Our Time]. København: Schønbergske Forlag, 1942. 222 pp. This Danish commentary was one of several written in times of war (see more on Torm, Johannes’ Åbenbaring). Drawing on scholarly research, Krohn interprets Revelation as a [...]
Torm, Frederik. Johannes’ Aabenbaring: En populær fortolkning [The Book of Revelation: A Popular Commentary]. København: G. E. C. Gads Forlag, 1941. 162 pp. Norwegian translation (Johannes’ åpenbaring: En populær fortolkning) published by Lutherstiftelsens forlag, Oslo, 1942. 160 pp. English Frederik Torm (1870-1953), professor of New Testament at the University of Copenhagen (1909-1940), was a conservative, [...]
Madsen, Peder. Johannes’ Aabenbaring: Indledet og fortolket [The Book of Revelation: Introduction and Commentary]. 1st ed. København: G. E. C. Gad, 1887. 2nd ed. 1896. Both editions were published in two parts, the two first volumes in 1885 and 1894. The libraries disagree as to the number of pages. The first edition consists of either [...]
Hovdelien, Olav. Martyrenes belønning: Åp 20:4-6 fortolket [The Reward of the Martyrs. Rev 20:4-6 Interpreted]. Rapport – Høgskolen i Hedmark, No. 8, 2001. Elverum: Høgskolen i Hedmark, 2001. 133 pp (with a lot of blank space and pages, however). This report, available on-line in pdf-format, is a revised and enlarged edition of the author’s Master [...]