Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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978-0-8108-6153-4 • Hardback • November 2015 • $103.00 • (£79.00)
978-1-4422-5513-5 • eBook • November 2015 • $97.50 • (£75.00)
Ian Boxall is associate professor of New Testament at the Catholic University of America, Washington DC. He has published widely on the Book of Revelation. His recent publications include The Revelation of St John (2006), and Patmos in the Reception History of the Apocalypse (2013).
Richard Tresley is a retired physician and independent scholar in Chicago.
Introduction: The Reception of the Book of Revelation: An Overview
Chapter 1: Praising God in Adversity: Tyconius’ Ecclesiological Exegesis of the
Celestial Liturgy (Rev. 4–5)
Sean Michael Ryan
Chapter 2: Chromatius of Aquileia on John 21:22 & Rev. 10:11: Against a Legend about the Apostle John
Francis X. Gumerlock
Chapter 3: The Figure of John of Patmos in Pre-1700 Interpretation of Revelation
Chapter 4: Seeing the Apocalypse: Pre-1700 Visualisations of Revelation
Chapter 5: Annotated Bibliography of Commentaries on the Book of Revelation to 1700
List of Contributors
The book is a worthy addition to any theological library’s reference section…. [and] provides insight into the mind-set of how earlier generations understood John and his Apocalypse.
— Catholic Biblical Quarterly
The very detailed annotated bibliography covering commentaries on Revelation until 1700, including most of the early illuminated Apocalypses...set the perimeter. . . .[A] valuable reference work.
— American Reference Books Annual