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The seven messages of Revelation and vassal treaties literary genre, structure, and function by David E. Graves

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Published by Gorgias Press in Piscataway, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Revelation II-III -- Criticism, interpretation, etc

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Edition Notes

Statementby David E. Graves.
SeriesGorgias dissertations -- 41
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS2825.52 .G73 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24103773M
ISBN 109781607245681
LC Control Number2009033692
OCLC/WorldCa432315157

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Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Aberdeen University, under title: The influence of ancient Near Eastern vassal treaties on the seven prophetic messages in Revelation with special reference to the message to Smyrna. Description: xxvii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Series Title: Gorgias dissertations, Responsibility. Graves provides an interdisciplinary approach arguing that the genre of the seven messages in Revelation 2–3 is hybrid prophetic oracle, influenced by the Torah. To support this he delivers a thorough and balanced treatment of the ancient Near. He is currently a square supervisor at the Shiloh excavations in Israel. He is the author of The Seven Messages of Revelation and Vassal Treaties: Literary Genre, Structure, and Function, Key Themes of the Old and New Testament, The Location of Sodom, and Biblical Archaeology, Vol. 1 and 2.   The treaty scheme was not some amorphous idea of treaty but the covenant treaty of the Torah found throughout the OT. The thesis will attempt to show that the genre of the seven messages in Revelation 2–3 is hybrid prophetic oracle influenced by the Hebraic-Semitic covenantal elements functioning as a set of paraenetic8 lawsuits.

In an earlier issue of AUSS my colleague, William H. Shea, provided an illuminating discussion of the covenant form in the book of Revelation, particularly in the letters to the seven churches in chaps. ' All the basic elements of the ancient Hittite suzerainty-treaty formulary appear in each of those letters: (1) the preamble identifying the suzerain (here, Christ under appropriate. The introduction to the book of Revelation (–3) shows a typical literary development, moving from the overall presentation of the book (ὰποκάλυψις $$$σα ἐ$$$δἐν: –2) to the solemn form of a proclaimed beatitude or ‘macarism’: The influence of ancient near eastern vassal treaties on the seven prophetic. The Influence of Ancient Near Eastern Vassal Treaties on the Seven Prophetic Messages in Revelation with Special Reference to the Message to Smyrna. Compre online Jesus Speaks to Seven of His Churches: A Historical and Exegetical Commentary on the Messages to the Seven Churches in Revelation, de Graves, David Elton na Amazon. Frete GRÁTIS em milhares de produtos com o Amazon Prime. Encontre diversos livros escritos por Graves, David Elton com ótimos s: 1.

Seven messages of Revelation and vassal treaties. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, © (DLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: David E Graves. The treaty scheme was not some amorphous idea of treaty but the covenant treaty of the Torah found throughout the OT. The thesis will attempt to show that the genre of the seven messages in Revelation 2–3 is hybrid prophetic oracle influenced by the Hebraic-Semitic covenantal elements functioning as a set of paraenetic8 lawsuits. Common Notes on the Seven Messages —Revelation 2 and 3. The Revelation of Christ (Revelation ) >Seven Churches >Common Notes The messages to the seven churches all start with the same elements. The messages all end in a similar way too. Rather than clutter the commentary on each message with repetition, I have placed some common notes below. It provides information and analysis on each book, covering the author, outline and its historical background. The Seven Messages of Revelation and Vassal Treaties: Literary Genre, Structure.