AY Collins, Numerical Symbolism

Collins, Adela Yarbro. “Numerical Symbolism in Jewish and Early Christian Apocalyptic Literature.” In Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt . Edited by W. Haase, and H. Temporini, II:21: 1221-87. 1984. See also chapter 3 with the same title in Collins, Adela Yarbro. Cosmology and Eschatology in Jewish and Christian Apocalypticism. Brill’s Scholar’s List. 1996; reprint,… Continue reading AY Collins, Numerical Symbolism

Dictionary of Biblical Imagery

Ryken, L., J. C. Wilhoit, and T. Longman III. Dictionary of Biblical Imagery. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1998. This dictionary is a very helpful tool for the understanding not only of Revelation, but of the whole Bible. It contains more than a thousand two-column pages filled with surveys of biblical imagery, symbols, archetypes, etc.… Continue reading Dictionary of Biblical Imagery

Beale, Book of Revelation

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