Fekkes, "His Bride Has Prepared Herself"

Fekkes, Jan, III. ” ‘His Bride Has Prepared Herself’: Revelation 19-21 and Isaian Nuptial Imagery.” Journal of Biblical Literature 109 (1990): 269-87. One of the important studies of the bride metaphor. See also McIlraith, Love and Huber, Like a Bride Adorned as well as Fekkes, Isaiah.

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

Mathewson, New Heaven and a New Earth

Mathewson, Dave L. New Heaven and a New Earth: The Meaning and Function of the Old Testament in Revelation 21.1-22.5. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series, 238. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2003. xii + 282 pp. This volume, based on the author’s Ph.D.-dissertation “The Meaning and Function of the OT in… Continue reading Mathewson, New Heaven and a New Earth

Brueggemann, The Use of the Psalter

Brueggemann, Dale A. The Use of the Psalter in John’s Apocalypse. D.Phil.-dissertation, Westminster Theological Seminary, 1995. 303 pp., incl. a 53 page bibliography and 11 pages of 7 appendices. Dale Brueggemann was advised by Tremper Longman, III. Vern S. Poythress was the second faculty reader. Here are some notes on Brueggemann’s thesis: As the title… Continue reading Brueggemann, The Use of the Psalter

Tilly, Deuteronomy in Revelation

Tilly, Michael. “Deuteronomy in Revelation.” In Deuteronomy in the Book of Revelation, ed. Maarten J. J. Menken, and Steve Moyise, 169-88. Library of New Testament studies, 358 . London: T & T Clark, 2007. Tilly’s article fills a gap in the field of John’s use of the Old Testament. More to follow later …

Mathewson, Isaiah in Revelation

Mathewson, David. “Isaiah in the Book of Revelation.” In Isaiah in the New Testament, ed. Steve. Moyise, and M. J. J. Menken, 189-210. The New Testament and the Scriptures of Israel. London; New York: T&T Clark, 2005. Mathewson investigates Isaiah in Revelation in the four thematic categories that Jan Fekkes have suggested: 1) visionary experience… Continue reading Mathewson, Isaiah in Revelation