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

Friesen, Twice Neokoros

Friesen, Steven J.: Twice Neokoros . Ephesus, Asia and the Cult of the Flavian Imperial Family. Religions in the Graeco-Roman World, 116. E.J. Brill: Leiden; New York; Köln 1993. Friesen’s Ph.D. dissertation is a well argued treatment of the problem that Ephesus was granted the honour of being “temple warden” twice, which was quite unusual.… Continue reading Friesen, Twice Neokoros