The Book of Revelation / Edition 3

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Overview

This contribution to The New International Commentary on the New Testament is a revision of Robert Mounce's original entry on the book of Revelation and reflects more than twenty additional years of mature thought and the latest in scholarship
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-- The Bible Today
"This new edition of the commentary retains the virtues of the first: a well-balanced, traditional approach to the interpretation of Revelation, with a wealth of bibliographical references and a thoughtful, well-written commentary on the literary, historical, and theological significance of the text."

-- The Clergy Journal
"This critical commentary is from the evangelical slant, meticulous at every point. . . Mounce...provides multiple interpretations of the text of Revelation. Yet he also carefully steers a middle course between wooden literalism and undomesticated subjectivism. These features give features of widely divergent theological stances room to move effectively within the commentary. . . For pastors and preachers in search of a solid critical commentary on Revelation, this one is worth the money and time spent on it."

-- Religious Studies Review
"The commentary is clearly written and argued and should be on the shelf of any serious student of Revelation."

The Bible Today
This new edition of the commentary retains the virtues of the first: a well-balanced, traditional approach to the interpretation of Revelation, with a wealth of bibliographical references and a thoughtful, well-written commentary on the literary, historical, and theological significance of the text.
The Clergy Journal
This critical commentary is from the evangelical slant, meticulous at every point.... Mounce...provides multiple interpretations of the text of Revelation. Yet he also carefully steers a middle course between wooden literalism and undomesticated subjectivism. These features give features of widely divergent theological stances room to move effectively within the commentary.... For pastors and preachers in search of a solid critical commentary on Revelation, this one is worth the money and time spent on it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802825377
  • Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 11/28/1997
  • Series: New International Commentary on the New Testament Series
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 439
  • Sales rank: 271,157
  • Product dimensions: 6.48 (w) x 9.58 (h) x 1.26 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert H. Mounce is president emeritus of Whitworth College, Spokane, Washington, and a noted New Testament Greek scholar. The author of many articles and books, including a popular commentary on Revelation titled What Are We Waiting For? and the New International Biblical Commentary volume on Matthew, he also helped produce the NIV, NIrV, NLT, ESV, and HCSB translations.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2001

    A Very Helpful Commentary

    A very helpful commentary. Mounce consistently helps the reader to avoid overly allegoristic and literalistic interpretation. Mounce provides good background material, but I find his frequent allusions to mythological ideas as possible sources annoying and unhelpful. Overall, however, this is a helpful commentary and worth reading.

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