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Bibil Identifier bibil:249298
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Scriptural Allusions in the Book of Revelation and the Contours of Textual Research 1900-2014: Retrospect and Prospects
Author Allen, Garrick V.
Journal Currents in Biblical Research (Volume: 14, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Language English
Pages 319-339 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article traces the contours of the past century of discourse surrounding the underlying textual form of allusions embedded in the book of Revelation. Special attention is paid to the rapid developments on this issue in the past thirty years, a period in which New Testament scholarship has grappled with the textual complexity of the Hebrew Bible presented by the scrolls from the Judaean Desert. The question of textual form is of foundational importance for analysing the reuse or interpretation of Scripture in the book of Revelation. Despite this reality, it is common to find assumptions or misconceptions in recent studies that obfuscate the textual reality of the Hebrew Bible and its early Greek versions the first century ce. The appraisal of scholarship on this issue allows scholars to better contextualize their own approaches to the text of allusions in the light of previous research. This analysis also highlights the changing methods and approaches by which scholars analyse the text of allusions and suggests some avenues for future research on the allusions embedded in the Apocalypse.
DOI 10.1177/1476993X14549920
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Revelation
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Text
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Text : Ancient Recensions and Versions : Greek Versions : Septuagint
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures : Quotation
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : Intertextuality
Genres Research History
Links Online document (PDF, English)
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