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