Dr. Ian Paul

Metaphors and Revelation 12-13 Alan Brady over at Café Apocalypsis had a nice summary of parts of Dr. Ian Paul’s article “” in Studies in the Book of Revelation, ed. S. Moyse (see here) and some methodological reflections on the interpretation of metaphors. Ian Paul’s essay is based on his Ph.D.-dissertation, “The Value of Paul Ricoeur’s… Continue reading Dr. Ian Paul

Pattemore, People of God in the Apocalypse

Pattemore, Stephen W. The People of God in the Apocalypse: Discourse, Structure, and Exegesis. Society for New Testament Studies Monographs Series, 128. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Also available in an Ebrary-edition. xv + 256. This volume is based on parts of the author’s doctoral dissertation, The People of God in the Apocalypse:… Continue reading Pattemore, People of God in the Apocalypse

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

Köstenberger, Use of Scripture

Andreas J. Köstenberger has written the chapter “Use of Scripture in the pastoral and general epistles and the Book of Revelation” in Stanley E. Porter, ed. Hearing the Old Testament in the New Testament . Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2006, pp. 230-254. The names of Köstenberger and Porter guarantee the quality of… Continue reading Köstenberger, Use of Scripture

Evans & Sanders, Early Christian Interpretation

Evans, Craig A., and James A. Sanders, eds. Early Christian Interpretation of the Scriptures of Israel: Investigations and Proposals. Journal for the study of the New Testament, vol. 148; Studies in Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity, 5. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1997. 476 pp. Includes a methodological essay on the use of the… Continue reading Evans & Sanders, Early Christian Interpretation

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

Remarks on the Use of the Old Testament

This topic deals with the relationship between the Old Testament and Revelation and of methodological considerations concerning this problem. Those commentaries that treat this topic in a systematic way will be listed. A special area of research within this topic is the question of typology, which therefore has its own topic (or category). The problem… Continue reading Remarks on the Use of the Old Testament

Kowalski, Rezeption des Propheten Ezechiel

Kowalski, Beate. Die Rezeption des Propheten Ezechiel in der Offenbarung des Johannes. Stuttgarter biblische Beiträge, vol. 52. Stuttgart: Verlag Katholisches Bibelwerk, 2004. Dr. Kowalski’s major doctoral dissertation (Habilitationsschrift) is, so far, the most extensive work done on the use of Ezekiel in Revelation. The book includes an almost 20 page long history of research (incl.,… Continue reading Kowalski, Rezeption des Propheten Ezechiel