Adamsen on Kraybill (review)

Revelation Reviews ISSN 1397-2936.Volume 1.001. Mar 1997 (Publication date: 29 Mar 1997) J. Nelson Kraybill: Imperial Cult and Commerce in John’s Apocalypse . Journal for the Study of the New Testament, Supplement Series 132; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1996. Pp. 262. ISBN: 1-85075-616-3. This book, written by J. Nelson Kraybill, is based on his doctoral… Continue reading Adamsen on Kraybill (review)

Remarks on Roman Emperors

Introduction The contemporary-historical approach often focuses on the relationship between the Asian churches and their situation. This means that the dating of Revelation is an important issue. The role of the Roman Emperors are therefore highly interesting. The major views focus on either Nero (often presupposing an early date) or Domitian (presupposing a late date).… Continue reading Remarks on Roman Emperors

Marshall, Parables of the War (abstract)

Marshall, John W.: Parables of the War: Reading the Apocalypse within Judaism and during the Judaean War. Ph.D.-dissertation, Princeton University. Supervisor: John G. Gager. Date of defence: 7th November 1997 This dissertation resituates the Apocalypse of John as a document of the Jewish diaspora during the Judaean War. The argument of the study is that… Continue reading Marshall, Parables of the War (abstract)