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Published: 18 April 2013

288 Pages | 8 colour plates


ISBN: 9780199674206

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Patmos in the Reception History of the Apocalypse

Ian Boxall

Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs

  • First systematic study of Patmos in the reception history of the Apocalypse
  • Wide-ranging approach to reception history, embracing sermons, hymns, liturgical texts, poetry, and travel books as well as commentaries
  • Includes popular and marginal as well as mainstream and magisterial interpreters
  • Contains a chapter on the interpretation of Patmos in visual art accompanied by colour illustrations
  • Explores the wider implications of reception history for critical biblical scholarship