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The Book of Revelation

Currents in British Research on the Apocalypse
Ed. by Garrick V. Allen, Ian Paul and Simon P. Woodman

[Die Offenbarung des Johannes. Strömungen in der britischen Forschung zur Apokalypse.]

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This volume represents the diverse range of research interests in the Book of Revelation operative in current British research, examining questions of genre, structure, composition, scriptural reuse, exegesis, thematic issues, and reception history.
This volume represents the diverse range of research interests in the Book of Revelation operative in current British research, examining questions of genre, structure, composition, scriptural reuse, exegesis, thematic issues, and reception history. This collection, from a distinguished and diverse group of senior and junior scholars, is accessible to a broad range of readers, and is relevant for a number of critical conversations pertaining not only to the Apocalypse, but also to broader avenues of discourse in New Testament and Early Christian studies.
Survey of contents
Garrick V. Allen: Introducing The Book of Revelation: Currents in British Research on the Apocalypse

Text, Structure, and Persuasion
Garrick V. Allen: Reusing Scripture in the Book of Revelation: Techniques of Reuse and Habits of Reading – Andrew Harker: Prophetically Called Sodom and Egypt: The Affective Power of Revelation 11.1–13 – Ian Paul: Source, Structure, and Composition in the Book of Revelation

Context, Interpretation, and Genre
Richard Bauckham: Judgment in the Book of Revelation – Sarah Underwood Dixon: 'The Testimony of Jesus' in Light of Internal Self-References in the Books of Daniel and 1 Enoch – Sean Michael Ryan: 'The Testimony of Jesus' and 'The Testimony of Enoch': An emic Approach to the Genre of the Apocalypse – Michelle Fletcher: Apocalypse Noir: How Revelation Defined and Defied a Genre – Ronald Herms: πνευματικῶς and Antagonists in Revelation 11 Reconsidered – W. Gordon Campbell: Facing Fire and Fury: One Reading of Revelation's Violence in the Context of Recent Interpretation – Simon P. Woodman: Fire from Heaven: Divine Judgment in the Book of Revelation – Paul Middleton: Male Virgins, Male Martyrs, Male Brides: A Reconsideration of the 144,000 'who have not dirtied themselves with women' (Revelation 14.4) – Shane J. Wood: God's Triumphal Procession: Re-examining the Release of Satan in the Light of Roman Imperial Imagery.

Reception
Christopher Rowland: British Interpretation of the Apocalypse: A Historical Perspective – Ian Boxall: The Mighty Angel and the Little Scroll: A Reception-Historical Study of Revelation 10 – Jonathan Downing: The Women Clothed in the Sun: The Reception of Revelation 12 among Female British Prophets 1780–1814

Afterword
Steve Moyise: A Response to Currents in British Research on the Apocalypse
Authors/Editors

Garrick V. Allen Born 1988; 2015 PhD; Lecturer in New Testament Studies at Dublin City University, Republic of Ireland.

Ian Paul is Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham, Associate Minister at St Nicholas' Church, Nottingham and Managing Editor at Grove Books Ltd, Cambridge.

Simon P. Woodman is a former lecturer in Biblical Studies, a Baptist Minister, based at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, London and a Chaplain at King's College, London.

Reviews

The following reviews are known:

In: Review of Biblical Literature — http://www.bookreviews.org (12/2016) (Hanna Stenström)
In: New Testament Abstracts — 60 (2016), S. 165
In: Catholic Biblical Quarterly — 79 (2017), S. 540–541 (Jeffrey M. Tripp)
In: Revue Biblique — 124 (2017), S. 635–636 (Étienne Nodet)
In: Journal for the Study of the NT — 39.5 (2017), S. 93 (David Ball)
In: Revue d'histoire et de Philosophie Religieuses — 96 (2016), S. 359–360 (Ch. Grappe)
In: Recherches de Science Religieuse — 106 (2018), S. 307–309 (Jacques Descreux)