Revelation Resources

At church this Sunday we wrap up our 20-part series on the book of Revelation. This book used to terrify and confuse me, but now that I’ve studied what scholars and theologians have to say about it, it has quickly become one of my favorite books of the Bible. The picture it actually paints is incredibly beautiful and deeply convicting—and often backwards from the way we actually perceive it. Here are all the books I generally read through in order to preach this series (which can be listened to on season 8 of the 1208PODCAST). Hit me up if you want any further suggestions or details on any of these books.

Revelation’s Hymns: Commentary on the Cosmic Conflict | By Steven Grabiner

God, Heaven, and Har Magedon: A Covenantal Tale of Cosmos and Telos | By Meredith G. Kline

Word Biblical Commentary: Revelation 1-5, Volume 52A | By David Aune

Silence and Praise: Rhetorical Cosmology and Political Theology in the Book of Revelation | By Ryan Leif Hansen

The Geography of Hell in the Teaching of Jesus | By Kim Papaioannou

The Fire That Consumes: A Biblical and Historical Study of the Doctrine of Final Punishment, Third Edition | By Edward William Fudge

Reading Revelation in Context: John’s Apocalypse and Second Temple Judaism | Edited Ben C. Blackwell

Revelation for Everyone | By N.T. Wright

New Covenant Commentary: Revelation | By Gordon D. Fee

Jesus the Bridegroom: The Origin of the Eschatological Feast as a Wedding Banquet in the Synoptic Gospels | By Phillip J. Long

The Righteous and Merciful Judge: The Day of the Lord in the Life and Theology of Paul | By Matthew D. Aernie

The Woman Babylon and the Marks of Empire: Reading Revelation with a Postcolonial Womanist Hermeneutics of Ambiveilence | By Shanell T. Smith

Between the Cross and the Throne: The Book of Revelation | By Matthew Emerson

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