Bibliographic details on DeSilva’s Strategic Arousal and the link to the – currently – freely available online edition (pdf-format).
Carey, Greg: Elusive Apocalypse: Reading Authority in the Revelation to John. (Studies in Biblical Hermeneutics, 15). Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 1999. xiv + 209 pp. Employing not only the rhetorical notion of authorial ethos, but postcolonial and resistance criticism, this book, a (probably revised) edition of Carey’s 1996 Ph.D.-thesis, deals with how Revelation constructs [...]
Moyise, Steve (ed.) Studies in the Book of Revelation. Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 2001. xvii + 206 pp. ISBN: 0567088146 (hb.), 0567088049 (pbk.). Essays included: The Words of Prophecy: Reading the Apocalypse Theologically, by Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza (pp. 1-20) Seventh-Day Adventism: Self-Appointed Laodicea, by Robert Surridge (pp. 21-42) The Enthroned Christ of Revelation 5:6 and the [...]
Barr, David Lawrence (ed.) The Reality of Apocalypse: Rhetoric and Politics in the Book of Revelation. Society of Biblical Literature symposium series, 39. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2006. ix + 306 pp. RRP £19.22 Barr, who headed the Seminar on the Apocalypse: The Intersection of Literary and Social Methos, has selected a number of essays to [...]
This topic refers to various studies which, while analysing various aspects of Revelation, employ ancient or modern rhetorical theory. As with alle the other topics, suggestions or contributions are welcome.
Johns, Loren L. The Origins and Rhetorical Force of the Lamb Christology of the Apocalypse of John. Bluffton College. Dissertation Adviser: Dr. James H. Charlesworth. Date of defence: 13 Feb 1998. An investigation of the origins and rhetorical force of the lamb imagery in the Apocalypse of John. Chapter one introduces the problem of reading [...]
Carey, William Gregory. Attention-Seeking Behavior: Rhetoric, Resistance, and Authority in the Book of Revelation. Dissertation under the direction of Professor Fernando F. Segovia. Vanderbilt University, 1996. Authority represents a fundamental dimension of the Book of Revelation, which resists the Roman Empire of the late first century and those Jews, Christians, and other persons who accommodate [...]
Fiorenza, Elisabeth Schüssler: Revelation. Vision of a just World. Edinburgh: T&& Clark, 1993 (= Augsburg Fortress 1991). Fiorenza’s 150 page commentary contains an index of scriptural passages and a bibliography and three parts: Introduction, Commentary and a part about Theo-Ethical Rhetoric. Although I personally and many others with me do not agree with Fiorenza’s liberation [...]