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The Book of Revelation and Early Jewish Textual Culture

The Book of Revelation and Early Jewish Textual Culture

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Part of Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series

  • Publication planned for: July 2017
  • availability: Not yet published - available from July 2017
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107198128

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  • The Book of Revelation and Early Jewish Textual Culture explores the relationship between the writing of Revelation and its early audience, especially its interaction with Jewish Scripture. It touches on several areas of scholarly inquiry in biblical studies, including modes of literary production, the use of allusions, practices of exegesis, and early engagements with the Book of Revelation. Garrick Allen brings the Book of Revelation into the broader context of early Jewish literature, including the Dead Sea Scrolls and other important works. Arguing that the author of the New Testament Apocalypse was a 'scribal expert, someone who was well-versed in the content of Jewish Scripture and its interpretation', he demonstrates that John was not only a seer and prophet, but also an erudite reader of scripture.

    • Examines the Book of Revelation through the lens of Jewish textual culture
    • Explores the method and shape of allusions in Revelation
    • Argues that the author of the Book of Revelation was an erudite literary expert
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    • Publication planned for: July 2017
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107198128
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 mm
    • availability: Not yet published - available from July 2017
  • Table of Contents

    1. The scribal apocalypse and early Jewish textual culture
    2. Textual pluriformity in Jewish and Christian antiquity
    3. Borrowing prophetic words: textual form and access to tradition
    4. Reading Zechariah with John: techniques of Reuse, exegetical resources, and textual hermeneutics
    5. Reading Zechariah in early Judaism
    6. 'These words are faithful and true' (Rev. 22.6)
    Appendix 1
    Appendix 2.

  • Author

    Garrick V. Allen, Dublin City University
    Garrick Allen is a Lecturer in New Testament at Dublin City University. He is the author of numerous articles, including pieces in the Journal of Biblical Literature, Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft and Catholic Bible Quarterly. He has edited numerous volumes dealing with ancient biblical interpretation and with the Book of Revelation.

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