Hoeksema, Herman. Behold, He Cometh! An Exposition of the Book of Revelation. 2nd ed., with addition of Scripture and subject indexes. Ed. Homer C. Hoeksema. Grandville, Michigan: Reformed Free Publishing Association, 2000. xvii + 722 pp. An on-line version is available at SpindleWorks. The commentary of pastor and professor Herman Hoeksema originally appeared as a… Continue reading Hoeksema, Behold, He Cometh!
Goppelt, Leonhard. Typos. Die typologische Deutung des Alten Testaments im Neuen. Darmstadt, 1981. – Typos: The Typological Interpretation of the Old Testament in the New. Trans. Madvig, Donald H. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 1982. 286 pp. Now available from Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2002. Goppelt’s book is the standard treatment originally published in 1939. Goppelt… Continue reading Goppelt, Typos
Darrell L. Bock, and Buist M. Fanning, eds. Interpreting the New Testament: Text: Introduction to the Art and Science of Exegesis. Wheaton, Illinois: Crossway Books, 2006. See especially “Apocalyptic Genre: Visions and Symbols” (pp. 241-254) and “Scripture citing scripture: use of the Old Testament in the new” (pp. 255-276). For a full Table of Content… Continue reading Bock & Fanning, Scripture Citing Scripture
Andreas J. Köstenberger has written the chapter “Use of Scripture in the pastoral and general epistles and the Book of Revelation” in Stanley E. Porter, ed. Hearing the Old Testament in the New Testament . Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2006, pp. 230-254. The names of Köstenberger and Porter guarantee the quality of… Continue reading Köstenberger, Use of Scripture
Beale, Gregory K. John’s Use of the Old Testament in Revelation. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series, no. 166. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999. 443 pp. A standard-setting study published in the early 1999. The volume includes the following chapters that, for some parts, are reprints or revisions of earlier publications.… Continue reading Beale, Use of the OT
Evans, Craig A., and James A. Sanders, eds. Early Christian Interpretation of the Scriptures of Israel: Investigations and Proposals. Journal for the study of the New Testament, vol. 148; Studies in Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity, 5. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1997. 476 pp. Includes a methodological essay on the use of the… Continue reading Evans & Sanders, Early Christian Interpretation
Thomas, Robert L.: Revelation 1-7. Chicago: Moody, 1992 & Revelation 8-22. Chicago: Moddy, 1995. xxviii + 524 & xv + 690 pp. This two-volume commentary (524 + 690 pages) is a rather detailed interpretation with a special emphasis on providing an eschatological interpretation. Many interesting and refreshing observations may be found in this commentary which,… Continue reading Thomas, Revelation (2 volumes)
Maier, Gerhard. Die Johannesoffenbarung und die Kirche. (WUNT, 25). Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr, 1981. This book with more than 600 pages is one of the most profound studies of the history of interpretation of Revelation. It thesis is that the chiliastic interpretation is the correct one, and it follows the debate between chiliasts and anti-chiliasts throughout… Continue reading Maier, Johannesoffenbarung