Virgil Ambrose Cruz, The Mark of the Beast

Cruz, Virgil Ambrose. The Mark of the Beast: A Study of the ΧΑΡΑΓΜΑ [CHARAGMA] in the Apocalypse. Amsterdam: Academische Pers N. V., 1973. 153 pp.

This thesis is a very important, but also quite neglected study. Cruz carefully surveys how the mark of the beast is used in Revelation.

Riddlebarger, The Man of Sin

Riddlebarger, Kim. The Man of Sin: Uncovering the Truth About the Antichrist. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Books, 2006. 236 pp. Includes a chapter on “The dragon, the beast, and the false prophet: the doctrine of Antichrist in the Book of Revelation” (pp. 89-116). The back matters include a 8 page bibliography and indices of Scripture… Continue reading Riddlebarger, The Man of Sin

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