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

Thompson, Book of Revelation (monograph)

Thompson, Leonard L. The Book of Revelation: Apocalypse and Empire. 1990; reprint, New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. In my opinion, Thompson’s study is one of the most important studies on Revelation written in the last decade. Thompson argues strongly that the traditional pejorative view on Domitian is due not to balanced arguments in modern… Continue reading Thompson, Book of Revelation (monograph)

Thompson, Revelation

Thompson, Leonard. L. Revelation. Abingdon New Testament Commentaries. Nashville: Abingdon, 1998. 207 pp. Thompson’s commentary employs social-scientific methods and argues strongly that there was no persecution in the last decade of the first century. Thompson has many ingenious observations on Revelation and is particularly useful for those who do not want to consult the major… Continue reading Thompson, Revelation