• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation - The Library of New Testament Studies (Paperback)
  • The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation - The Library of New Testament Studies (Paperback)
zoom

The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation - The Library of New Testament Studies (Paperback)

(author)
£28.99
Paperback 173 Pages / Published: 23/10/2014
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
This book explores the relationship between the new context that John provides for his allusions and their context in the Old Testament. For example, did John choose texts to meet the needs of the recipients or did his meditation on the scriptures give him a unique insight into their situation? Ramsay held that local knowledge led to John's choice of texts whereas Beale believed that Revelation is a midrash on Daniel. Both are one-sided, as a study of John's use of Ezekiel shows. John based a number of his incidents on Ezekiel, in much the same order. Nevertheless, there are also major discontinuities, such as his denial of the very thing -the temple- that Ezekiel 40-48 is all about. To do justice to John's use of the Old Testament requires an interactive model, which involves the use of scripture at Qumran and the concept of intertextuality. Moyise shows John to be a master of combining and juxtaposing images.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780567657466
Number of pages: 173
Weight: 259 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 10 mm

You may also be interested in...

New Catholic Bible
Added to basket
Unlocking the Bible
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Meeting God in Paul
Added to basket
Pilgrim
Added to basket
£5.99
Paperback
Walking with Old Testament Women
Added to basket
The New Testament
Added to basket
£11.99
Hardback
The Gnostic Gospels
Added to basket
Exodus
Added to basket
£6.99
Paperback
The Books of Enoch
Added to basket
The Book of Books
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Finding God in the Psalms
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.