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The Genre of the Book of Revelation from a Source-Critical Perspective.

By: Series: Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Für Die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft SerPublisher: Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 1989Copyright date: ©1989Description: 1 online resource (508 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9783110861877
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Genre of the Book of Revelation from a Source-Critical PerspectiveDDC classification:
  • 228.066
LOC classification:
  • BS2825.2 -- .M39 1989eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- FOREWORD -- ABBREVIATIONS -- CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION -- Major Academic Debates -- Authorship -- Date of Writing -- Unity -- R. H. Charles -- P. Gaechter -- M.-É. Boismard -- H. Stierlin -- F. Rousseau -- J. M. Ford -- The Johannine-School Hypothesis -- Summary -- Philosophies of Interpretation -- Preterist -- Historicist -- Futurist -- Idealist -- Summary -- CHAPTER 2: JOHN'S GENERIC SIGNPOSTS -- Source Criticism -- John's Major Sources -- Source Criticism of Rev -- Old Testament Sources -- Old Testament Text -- Classical Apocalyptic Sources -- Synoptic Traditional Sources -- Pagan Mythological Sources -- Summary -- Implications for Generic Criticism -- CHAPTER 3: GENERIC CRITICISM -- The Concept of Genre in Biblical Criticism -- Current Concepts of Genre -- T. Longman -- D. Hellholm -- J. A. Baird -- W. G. Doty -- L. Hartman -- J. J. Collins -- D. E. Aune -- W. S. Vorster -- Definition -- Proximate Works -- Limits of my Research -- Excursus -- CHAPTER 4: CLASSICAL OLD TESTAMENT PROPHECY -- The Prophetic Call Narrative -- The Call Narrative of Isaiah -- The Divine Confrontation -- The Introductory Word -- The Commission -- The Objection -- The Reassurance -- The Sign -- The Call Narrative of Jeremiah -- The Divine Confrontation -- The Introductory Word -- The Commission -- The Objection -- The Reassurance -- The Sign -- The Call Narrative of Ezekiel -- The Divine Confrontation -- The Introductory Word -- The Commission -- The Objection -- The Reassurance -- The Sign -- Summary -- Prophetic Revelation -- The Spirit of Yahweh -- The Hand of Yahweh -- The Word of Yahweh -- Vision and Dream -- Summary -- Prophetic Proclamation -- Basic Formulas -- Messenger Formula -- Attention Formula -- Divine Oracle Formula -- Emphatic Divine Oracle Formula -- Oath Formula -- Recognition Formula -- Summary -- Verbal Communication -- Threatening Oracle.
Benevolent Oracle -- Summary -- Nonverbal Communication -- Action Language -- Sign Language -- Passive Language -- Summary -- Summary -- The Prophetic Books -- Broad Structure -- Isaiah -- Jeremiah -- Ezekiel -- Summary -- Theological Emphases -- The Broken Covenant -- The Second Exodus -- The New Covenant -- Summary -- Summary -- The Genre of Classical Prophecy -- Common Characteristics -- Generic Definition -- Form -- Contents -- Function -- Ezekiel, the Classical Prophet Par Excellence -- CHAPTER 5: CLASSICAL APOCALYPTIC -- The Dilemma of Definition -- Major Modern Definitions -- J. J. Collins -- D. E. Aune -- P. D. Hanson -- C. Rowland -- Generic Definition -- Primary Literature Survey -- Life of Adam and Eve -- 1 Enoch -- 2 Enoch -- Apocalypse of Abraham -- Testament of Abraham -- Testament of Levi -- Testament of Naphtali -- Testament of Joseph -- Testament of Moses -- Jubilees -- 2 Baruch -- 3 Baruch -- 4 Ezra -- Sibylline Oracles -- Common Characteristics -- Form -- Contents -- Function -- Definition -- CHAPTER 6: ZECHARIAH AND DANIEL -- The Generic Status of Zech -- The Prophetic Option -- Prophetic Call -- Prophetic Revelation -- Prophetic Proclamation -- Prophetic Book -- Summary -- The Apocalyptic Option -- Apocalyptic Form -- Apocalyptic Contents -- Apocalyptic Function -- Summary -- Summary -- The Generic Status of Dan -- The Prophetic Option -- Prophetic Call -- Prophetic Revelation -- Prophetic Proclamation -- Prophetic Book -- Summary -- The Apocalyptic Option -- Apocalyptic Form -- Apocalyptic Contents -- Apocalyptic Function -- Summary -- John's Employment of Danielic Sources -- Summary -- Summary -- CHAPTER 7: NEW TESTAMENT PROPHECY -- Prophetic Persons -- John the Baptist -- Jesus -- Paul -- Barnabas -- Agabus -- Community Prophets -- Summary -- Prophetic Pursuits -- Revelatory Visions -- Exposition of Scripture -- Teaching.
Exhorting, Comforting, Strengthening -- Prediction -- Symbolic Acts -- Summary -- Prophetic Pericopes -- Criteria for Isolation -- Gospels -- Aune's General Criteria -- Formal Features -- Formulas -- Basic Forms -- Evaluation -- Summary -- Generic Definition -- Summary -- CHAPTER 8: NEO-APOCALYPTIC -- CHAPTER 9: THE CASE FOR REV AS CLASSICAL APOCALYPTIC -- The Significance of Άποκάλνψις -- Form -- Pseudonymity -- Visionary Revelation -- Symbolism -- Angelus Interpres -- Written Form -- Conclusion -- Contents -- Eschatology -- Pseudo-prophecy -- Imminence -- Dualism -- Pessimism -- Determinism -- Conclusion -- Function -- Rist's Defense of the Apocalyptic Option -- Developing Stream of Tradition -- Common Stock of Tradition -- Apocalyptic Concepts -- Interpretation -- Reinterpretation -- Conclusion -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 10: THE CASE FOR REV AS CLASSICAL PROPHECY -- John's Prophetic Call -- The Heavenly Confrontation -- The Introductory Word -- The Commission -- Summary -- John's Prophetic Revelation -- God -- Christ -- The Spirit of God -- The Angel -- The Word of God -- The Testimony of Jesus -- Visions -- Summary -- John's Prophetic Proclamation -- Prophetic Testimony -- Prophetic Formulas -- Prophetic Oracles -- Symbolic Acts -- Summary -- John's Prophetic Book -- Broad Structure -- W. R. Kempson -- E. S. Fiorenza -- A. Yarbro Collins -- J. Lambrecht -- Summary -- Generic Significance -- Theological Emphases -- Summary -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 11: CONCLUSION -- APPENDIX A: TRUDINGER'S LIST OF JOHN'S OLD TESTAMENT QUOTATIONS AND ALLUSIONS -- APPENDIX B: GENERIC CLASSICAL PROPHETIC FORMULAS -- APPENDIX C: BROAD STRUCTURE OF THE BOOK OF REVELATION -- PRIMARY LITERATURE INDEX -- AUTHOR INDEX -- SUBJECT INDEX -- SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Summary: Die Reihe Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft (BZNW) ist eine der renommiertesten internationalen Buchreihen zur neutestamentlichen Wissenschaft. Seit 1923 publiziert sie wegweisende Forschungsarbeiten zum frühen Christentum und angrenzenden Themengebieten. Die Reihe ist historisch-kritisch verankert und steht neuen methodischen Ansätzen, die unser Verständnis des Neuen Testaments befördern, gleichfalls offen gegenüber.
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Intro -- FOREWORD -- ABBREVIATIONS -- CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION -- Major Academic Debates -- Authorship -- Date of Writing -- Unity -- R. H. Charles -- P. Gaechter -- M.-É. Boismard -- H. Stierlin -- F. Rousseau -- J. M. Ford -- The Johannine-School Hypothesis -- Summary -- Philosophies of Interpretation -- Preterist -- Historicist -- Futurist -- Idealist -- Summary -- CHAPTER 2: JOHN'S GENERIC SIGNPOSTS -- Source Criticism -- John's Major Sources -- Source Criticism of Rev -- Old Testament Sources -- Old Testament Text -- Classical Apocalyptic Sources -- Synoptic Traditional Sources -- Pagan Mythological Sources -- Summary -- Implications for Generic Criticism -- CHAPTER 3: GENERIC CRITICISM -- The Concept of Genre in Biblical Criticism -- Current Concepts of Genre -- T. Longman -- D. Hellholm -- J. A. Baird -- W. G. Doty -- L. Hartman -- J. J. Collins -- D. E. Aune -- W. S. Vorster -- Definition -- Proximate Works -- Limits of my Research -- Excursus -- CHAPTER 4: CLASSICAL OLD TESTAMENT PROPHECY -- The Prophetic Call Narrative -- The Call Narrative of Isaiah -- The Divine Confrontation -- The Introductory Word -- The Commission -- The Objection -- The Reassurance -- The Sign -- The Call Narrative of Jeremiah -- The Divine Confrontation -- The Introductory Word -- The Commission -- The Objection -- The Reassurance -- The Sign -- The Call Narrative of Ezekiel -- The Divine Confrontation -- The Introductory Word -- The Commission -- The Objection -- The Reassurance -- The Sign -- Summary -- Prophetic Revelation -- The Spirit of Yahweh -- The Hand of Yahweh -- The Word of Yahweh -- Vision and Dream -- Summary -- Prophetic Proclamation -- Basic Formulas -- Messenger Formula -- Attention Formula -- Divine Oracle Formula -- Emphatic Divine Oracle Formula -- Oath Formula -- Recognition Formula -- Summary -- Verbal Communication -- Threatening Oracle.

Benevolent Oracle -- Summary -- Nonverbal Communication -- Action Language -- Sign Language -- Passive Language -- Summary -- Summary -- The Prophetic Books -- Broad Structure -- Isaiah -- Jeremiah -- Ezekiel -- Summary -- Theological Emphases -- The Broken Covenant -- The Second Exodus -- The New Covenant -- Summary -- Summary -- The Genre of Classical Prophecy -- Common Characteristics -- Generic Definition -- Form -- Contents -- Function -- Ezekiel, the Classical Prophet Par Excellence -- CHAPTER 5: CLASSICAL APOCALYPTIC -- The Dilemma of Definition -- Major Modern Definitions -- J. J. Collins -- D. E. Aune -- P. D. Hanson -- C. Rowland -- Generic Definition -- Primary Literature Survey -- Life of Adam and Eve -- 1 Enoch -- 2 Enoch -- Apocalypse of Abraham -- Testament of Abraham -- Testament of Levi -- Testament of Naphtali -- Testament of Joseph -- Testament of Moses -- Jubilees -- 2 Baruch -- 3 Baruch -- 4 Ezra -- Sibylline Oracles -- Common Characteristics -- Form -- Contents -- Function -- Definition -- CHAPTER 6: ZECHARIAH AND DANIEL -- The Generic Status of Zech -- The Prophetic Option -- Prophetic Call -- Prophetic Revelation -- Prophetic Proclamation -- Prophetic Book -- Summary -- The Apocalyptic Option -- Apocalyptic Form -- Apocalyptic Contents -- Apocalyptic Function -- Summary -- Summary -- The Generic Status of Dan -- The Prophetic Option -- Prophetic Call -- Prophetic Revelation -- Prophetic Proclamation -- Prophetic Book -- Summary -- The Apocalyptic Option -- Apocalyptic Form -- Apocalyptic Contents -- Apocalyptic Function -- Summary -- John's Employment of Danielic Sources -- Summary -- Summary -- CHAPTER 7: NEW TESTAMENT PROPHECY -- Prophetic Persons -- John the Baptist -- Jesus -- Paul -- Barnabas -- Agabus -- Community Prophets -- Summary -- Prophetic Pursuits -- Revelatory Visions -- Exposition of Scripture -- Teaching.

Exhorting, Comforting, Strengthening -- Prediction -- Symbolic Acts -- Summary -- Prophetic Pericopes -- Criteria for Isolation -- Gospels -- Aune's General Criteria -- Formal Features -- Formulas -- Basic Forms -- Evaluation -- Summary -- Generic Definition -- Summary -- CHAPTER 8: NEO-APOCALYPTIC -- CHAPTER 9: THE CASE FOR REV AS CLASSICAL APOCALYPTIC -- The Significance of Άποκάλνψις -- Form -- Pseudonymity -- Visionary Revelation -- Symbolism -- Angelus Interpres -- Written Form -- Conclusion -- Contents -- Eschatology -- Pseudo-prophecy -- Imminence -- Dualism -- Pessimism -- Determinism -- Conclusion -- Function -- Rist's Defense of the Apocalyptic Option -- Developing Stream of Tradition -- Common Stock of Tradition -- Apocalyptic Concepts -- Interpretation -- Reinterpretation -- Conclusion -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 10: THE CASE FOR REV AS CLASSICAL PROPHECY -- John's Prophetic Call -- The Heavenly Confrontation -- The Introductory Word -- The Commission -- Summary -- John's Prophetic Revelation -- God -- Christ -- The Spirit of God -- The Angel -- The Word of God -- The Testimony of Jesus -- Visions -- Summary -- John's Prophetic Proclamation -- Prophetic Testimony -- Prophetic Formulas -- Prophetic Oracles -- Symbolic Acts -- Summary -- John's Prophetic Book -- Broad Structure -- W. R. Kempson -- E. S. Fiorenza -- A. Yarbro Collins -- J. Lambrecht -- Summary -- Generic Significance -- Theological Emphases -- Summary -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 11: CONCLUSION -- APPENDIX A: TRUDINGER'S LIST OF JOHN'S OLD TESTAMENT QUOTATIONS AND ALLUSIONS -- APPENDIX B: GENERIC CLASSICAL PROPHETIC FORMULAS -- APPENDIX C: BROAD STRUCTURE OF THE BOOK OF REVELATION -- PRIMARY LITERATURE INDEX -- AUTHOR INDEX -- SUBJECT INDEX -- SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY.

Die Reihe Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft (BZNW) ist eine der renommiertesten internationalen Buchreihen zur neutestamentlichen Wissenschaft. Seit 1923 publiziert sie wegweisende Forschungsarbeiten zum frühen Christentum und angrenzenden Themengebieten. Die Reihe ist historisch-kritisch verankert und steht neuen methodischen Ansätzen, die unser Verständnis des Neuen Testaments befördern, gleichfalls offen gegenüber.

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