Carey, Elusive Apocalypse

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… Continue reading Carey, Elusive Apocalypse

Barr (ed.), Reading Revelation

Barr, David L. (ed.) Reading the Book of Revelation: A Resource for Students. Resources for Biblical study, 44. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2004. x + 206 pp. A much cheeper paperback edition (ix + 199 pp.) is published by Society of Biblical Litterature. Publisher’s information, including a Table of Contents, is available here. For a presentation… Continue reading Barr (ed.), Reading Revelation

Carey, Attention-Seeking Behaviour (abstract)

Carey, William Gregory. ┬╗Attention-Seeking Behavior: Rhetoric, Resistance, and Authority in the Book of Revelation.┬ź 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… Continue reading Carey, Attention-Seeking Behaviour (abstract)