Ulfgard, Feast and Future

Ulfgard, Håkan. Feast and Future: Revelation 7:9-17 and the Feast of Tabernacles. Coniectanea Biblica, New Testament Series, 22. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1989. viii + 186 pp. The author is currently assoc. professor at Linköping University, Sweden (see more in Swedish). The author’s conclusion is that “the connection with the Feast of Tabernacles is… Continue reading Ulfgard, Feast and Future

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

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

Jenkins, The OT in Revelation

Jenkins, Ferrell. The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation. Foreword by Homer Hailey. Marion, Indiana: Cogdill Foundation Publications, 1972. Reprint. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House, 1976. Reprint. Temple Terrace, Florida : Florida College Bookstore, 1984. 151 pp. Still in print (see below). This volume was originally presented as the author’s thesis (M.A.) at… Continue reading Jenkins, The OT in Revelation

Bøe, Gog and Magog

Bøe, Sverre. Gog and Magog: Ezekiel 38-39 as Pre-text for Revelation 19:17-21 and 20:7-10. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament, 2nd Series, 135. Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 2001. XVI + 449 pp. This dissertation is a rev. ed. of a dissertation submitted to The Norwegian Lutheran School of Theology (Det teologiske Menighetsfakultet) Oslo, Norway and… Continue reading Bøe, Gog and Magog

Farrer, Revelation

Farrer, Austin: The Revelation of St. John the Divine: Commentary on the English Text. Oxford: Clarendon, 1964. Reprint. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2005. 242 pp. Farrer interprets John as a rabbinic preacher seeking “new inspiration by drawing old texts into fresh combinations” (p. 30) and thinks that OT was authoritative for John. If… Continue reading Farrer, Revelation

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