Die Johannesapokalypse
[In German]
Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament No. 287

By Jorg Frey, et al.
September 2012
Mohr Siebeck
Distrubuted by Coronet Books Inc.
ISBN: 9783161506031
876 pages
$310.00 Hardcover

The book of Revelation has become a focus of current New Testament research. Her historical period and dating as well as their traditions and religious historical background is also discussed in depth as her literary rhetoric and theological conception. The band combines lectures with a Munich symposium additionally requested contributions. The first part of "contexts" of the form of the text and the questions covers tradition, the historical classification and dating are discussed. A second part deals with "concepts" of the Apocalypse, it will be investigated including questions of Christology and eschatology, are also the talk of martyrdom and investigations editor and theological intention of the work at the center. The third and final part of "effects" focus areas of reception of Montanism and the Apocalypse of Thomas on Lactantius and Andrew of Caesarea to the Orthodox liturgy and art of William Blake. The papers provide a representative insight into the essential discourse on current research apocalypse.

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