Interpreting the Book of Revelation (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

Interpreting the Book of Revelation (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

by J. Ramsey Michaels

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Overview

An introduction to the study of Revelation reviewing the book's linguistic structure, vocabulary, and variant readings, as well as differences of opinion regarding its message.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441215079
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/01/1998
Series: Guides to New Testament Exegesis
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 150
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

J. Ramsey Michaels (Th.D., Harvard University) is professor emeritus, department of religious studies, Southwest Missouri State University, and the author of commentaries on John, 1 Peter, and Revelation.
J. Ramsey Michaels is Professor of Religious Studies Emeritus at Missouri State University, Springfield. He has also taught New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Seminary in Massachusetts, Fuller Seminary in Pasadena and Seattle, and most recently Bangor Seminary in Portland, Maine. He has•written commentaries on 1 Peter, Revelation, and Hebrews in addition to the Gospel of John.

Table of Contents

Part 1: General Considerations in the Exegesis of Revelation
1. Genre and Authorship
2. Historical and Social Setting
3. Problems of Structure
Part 2: Specific Examples of Exegesis in Revelation
4. Text Criticism
5. Grammar and Style
6. Narrative Criticism: The Voices of the Revelation
7. Tradition History: Images Transformed
8. Theological Interpretation: The Horizons of Patmos

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