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… Continue reading Fiorenza, Revelation
Charles, R. H. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Revelation of St. John: With Introduction, Notes, and Indices, Also the Greek Text and English Translation. The International Critical Commentary. 1920. Reprint. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1985. Charles’ commentary is generally highly valued, in particular for its philological information as well as its analyses… Continue reading Charles, Revelation
Brütsch, C. Die Offenbarung Jesu Christi: Johannes-Apokalypse. 3 vols. Zürcher Bibelkommentare, NT. 2nd ed. Zürich: Zwingli Verlag, 1970. The force of Brütsch’s three-volume commentary is its wealth of information gathered from a large number of other works. Sometimes, however, it is poorly referenced and it must therefore be used with caution. (August 4th, 1999).
Beale, G. K. The Book of Revelation: A Commentary on the Greek Text. New International Greek Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdsmans Publishing, 1999. Beale’s commentary, a 1200+ page commentary, is probably the most interesting commentary published for several decades. It features a lengthy introduction covering among other things a discussion of the… Continue reading Beale, Book of Revelation