David L. Barr, The Apocalypse as Oral Enactment

Barr, David Lawrence. “The Apocalypse of John As Oral Enactment.” Interpretation 40 (1986): 243-56. “The original audience encountered (Apoc) as an aural experience (1:3) and that experience determined both the way the Apoc. was structured and the meaning the auditors found in it.” Quoted from Wood, Structure, p. 13 n. 37.

Moyise (ed.), Studies

Moyise, Steve (ed.) Studies in the Book of Revelation . Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 2001. xvii + 206 pp. ISBN: 0567088146 (hb.), 0567088049 (pbk.). Essays included: The Words of Prophecy: Reading the Apocalypse Theologically, by Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza (pp. 1-20) Seventh-Day Adventism: Self-Appointed Laodicea, by Robert Surridge (pp. 21-42) The Enthroned Christ of Revelation 5:6 and… Continue reading Moyise (ed.), Studies

Barr (ed.), Reality of Apocalypse

Barr, David Lawrence (ed.) The Reality of Apocalypse: Rhetoric and Politics in the Book of Revelation. Society of Biblical Literature symposium series, 39. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2006. ix + 306 pp. RRP £19.22 Barr, who headed the Seminar on the Apocalypse: The Intersection of Literary and Social Methos, has selected a number of essays to… Continue reading Barr (ed.), Reality of Apocalypse

Barr (ed.), Reading Revelation

Barr, David L. (ed.) Reading the Book of Revelation: A Resource for Students. Resources for Biblical study, 44. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2004. x + 206 pp. A much cheeper paperback edition (ix + 199 pp.) is published by Society of Biblical Litterature. Publisher’s information, including a Table of Contents, is available here. For a presentation… Continue reading Barr (ed.), Reading Revelation

Barr, Tales of the End

Barr, David L. Tales of the End: A Narrative Commentary on the Book of Revelation. Santa Rosa, California: PolebridgePress, 1998. 228 pp. In this book, Barr applies narratological theory to the analysis of Revelation. As an attempt of narrative critical interpretation, it deserves to be read. However, in my opinion, Barr fails to pay sufficient… Continue reading Barr, Tales of the End