My first impression of Professor Resseguie’s Narrative Commentary on the Book of Revelation.
Lee, Dal. The Narrative Asides in the Book of Revelation. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 2002. 186 pp. Lee applies methods of new literary criticism to the apocalyptic book of the Bible, focusing on narrative asides, which have recently begun to be studied in other books of the New Testament as well. The study… Continue reading Lee, The Narrative Asides
Resseguie, James L. Revelation Unsealed: A Narrative Critical Approach to John’s Apocalypse. (Biblical Interpretation Series, 32). Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1998. 233 pp. Published in 1998 (as is James Barr’s study), Resseguie likewise provides a narrative critical analysis of Revelation. In many ways, Resseguie’s methodology is less explicit than Barr’s, but he provides quite many… Continue reading Resseguie, Revelation Unsealed
Garrow, Alan J.P.: Revelation. (New Testament Readings). London & New York: Routledge, 1997. 156 pp. Garrow’s book is a refreshing reading of Revelation which was originally submitted as a M Phil thesis at Coventry University. His aim is to locate the “story” (the content of the scroll in Rev 5) in Revelation, i.e. to answer… Continue reading Garrow, Revelation (NT Readings)
Herms, Ronald. An Apocalypse for the Church and for the World: The Narrative Function of Universal Language in the Book of Revelation . Beiheft zur Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde der älteren Kirche, 143. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2006. xv + 299 pp. €88,00. The Table of Contents indicates that… Continue reading Herms, Apocalypse
The entries marked structure deal with the problem of structure, one of the more controversial, but also important issues as regards the interpretation of Revelation. This issue has two aspects: First, the question of the textual organisation of Revelation (i.e. its “outline”), and, second, the relationship between the text and the events to which the… Continue reading Remarks on structure
Adamsen, Georg S. “Fortælleteknikker i Johannes’ Åbenbaring” (PDF-format). Upubliceret foredrag holdt ved Forum for Bibelen som litteratur i København d. 3. marts 2001. Artiklen giver for det første en række eksempler på, hvordan Johannes benytter en fortælleteknik, hvor det samme fortælles flere gange med flere og flere informationer. Det drøftes, hvilken betydning disse iagttagelser har… Continue reading Adamsen, Fortælleteknikker
Revelation Reviews ISSN 1397-2936.Volume 2.001. Jan 1998 (Publication date: 15 Jan 1998) Alan J.P. Garrow: Revelation . New Testament Readings. London and New York: Routledge, 1997. Pp. 140. ISBN: 0-415-14641-0. This book is part of the New Testament Readings series which is “designed as a group of individual interpretations or ‘readings’ of the text, offering… Continue reading Adamsen on Garrow (review)