Trench, Epistles to the Seven Churches

Trench, Richard Chenevix. Commentary on the Epistles to the Seven Churches in Asia, Revelation II.III . 1st ed. London: Parker, Son, & Bourn, 1861. xi + 225 pp. At least six editions were published in the UK and the USA in the 19th century. Reprint. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 1997. 249 pp. Richard… Continue reading Trench, Epistles to the Seven Churches

Zimmermann, Nuptial Imagery

Zimmermann, Ruben. Nuptial Imagery in the Revelation of John. Biblica 84 (2003): 153-83. This article is now on-line. Abstract: “In this article is argued that the nuptial imagery of the Book of Revelation is not limited to chapters 19 and 21 but rather runs throughout the book. While the imagery is certainly most pronounced in… Continue reading Zimmermann, Nuptial Imagery

Farrer, Rebirth of Images

Farrer, Austin. A Rebirth of Images: The Making of St. John’s Apocalypse. Westminster [London]: Dacre Press, 1949. Reprint. Albany, New York: State University of New York Press, 1986. 348 pp. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2007. 350 pp. This classic volume, a very influential work, is now in print again! “In this book St.… Continue reading Farrer, Rebirth of Images

Fekkes, "His Bride Has Prepared Herself"

Fekkes, Jan, III. ” ‘His Bride Has Prepared Herself’: Revelation 19-21 and Isaian Nuptial Imagery.” Journal of Biblical Literature 109 (1990): 269-87. One of the important studies of the bride metaphor. See also McIlraith, Love and Huber, Like a Bride Adorned as well as Fekkes, Isaiah.

Huber, Like a Bride Adorned

Huber, Lynn R. 2007. Like a Bride Adorned: Reading Metaphor in John’s Apocalypse. Emory Studies in Early Christianity. New York: T&T Clark International. xi + 221 pp. The bride metaphor is a powerful one. It has been investigated by McIlraith and Jan Fekkes (and others). Studies like this one are welcome additions to this topic.… Continue reading Huber, Like a Bride Adorned

Bauckham, Climax of Prophecy

Bauckham, Richard: The Climax of Prophecy. Studies on the Book of Revelation. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1993. xviii + 550 pp. This book is closely connected with Bauckham’s Theology and sometimes provides the arguments or more detailed arguments to the views in The Theology, sometimes extends or develops arguments in depth. Bauckham knows other… Continue reading Bauckham, Climax of Prophecy

Moyise (ed.), Studies

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… Continue reading Moyise (ed.), Studies