Verse-by-Verse Commentaries:

Gregory K. Beale, The Book of Revelation, a Commentary on the Greek Text (NIGTC), Eerdmans, 1998. (amil) *****
Eugene Boring, Revelation (Interpretation), John Knox Press, 1989. ****
Louis A. Brighton, Revelation (Concordia), Condordia, 1999.***
George E. Ladd, A Commentary on the Revelation of John, Eerdmans, 1972. (hist pre-mil) ***1/2
Philip E. Hughes,
The Book of Revelation: A Commentary (Pillar), Eerdmans, 1990. (amil)
Charles H. Talbert, The Apocalypse: A Reading of the Revelation to John, Westminster John Knox, 1994. ***

Monographs, Compilations, and Studies:

Richard J. Bauckham, The Climax of Prophecy: Studies on the Book of Revelation, T & T Clark, 1993.****
________The Theology of the Book of Revelation
(New Testament Theology), Cambridge University Press, 1993. ***1/2
Gregory K. Beale, John's Use of the Old Testament in Revelation (JSNT Supplement Series, 166), Sheffield Academic, 1999. *****
Dale A. Brueggemann, The Use of The Psalter In John's Apocalypse, Westminster Theological Seminary Dissertation, 1995.
Charles G. Dennison (sermon series) *****
Jan Fekkes III, Isaiah and Prophetic Traditions in the Book of Revelation (JSNT Sup, 93), Sheffield Academic, 1994. ****
Graeme Goldsworthy,
Gospel in Revelation, Paternoster, 1985. ****
Colin J. Hemer, The Letters to the Seven Churches of Asia in Their Local Setting (JSNT Supplement Series, 2), Sheffield Academic,
_____2000. ****
William Hendriksen, More Than Conquerors, Baker, 1952. ****
Dennis E. Johnson, Triumph of the Lamb: A Commentary on Revelation, Presbyterian & Reformed, 2001.
Jerome M. Julien, What the Spirit Says to the Churches, Inheritance Publications, 1996. ***
Vern Poythress, Revelation, Westminster Media, tape series.

Articles and Essays:

Gregory K. Beale, "Revelation" in It is Written: Scripture Citing Scripture [ed D. A. Carson and H. G. M. Williamson], Cambridge University
_____Press, 1988: 318-336.
________ "The Old Testament Background of Rev 3.14"
NTS 42 (1996): 133-152.
________ "The Interpretative Problem of Rev 1:19,"
NT 34 (1992): 360-387.
________ "
The Structure and Plan of John's Apocalypse" in Creator, Redeemer, Consummator: A Festscrift for Meredith G. Kline
_____(ed. G. Howard and J. Muether), Reformed Academic Press, 2000.
"The Influence of Daniel upon the Structure and Theology of John’s Apocalypse," JETS 27 (1984): 413-423.
M. Eugene Boring, "The Theology of Revelation: 'The Lord Our God the Almighty Reigns'," Interpretation 40 (1986): 257-269.
J. Daryl Charles, "An Apocalyptic Tribute to the Lamb (Rev 5:1-14)," JETS 4 (1991): 461-473.
Charles G. Dennison, "The Resurrected Child: Revelation 12:1-6," Kerux 14.1 (May 1999).
Meredeth G. Kline, "A Study in the Structure of the Revelation of John" [unpublished notes] ****1/2
________ "Har Maggedon: The End of the Millennium."
JETS 39 (1996): 207-222.
Thomas Edward Mccomiskey, "Alteration of OT Imagery in the Book of Revelation: Its Hermeneutical and Theological Significance,"
_____JETS 36 (1993): 307-316.
Scot Sanborn, "New Exodus in the Risen Lamb: Revelation 1:4-8," Kerux 14.1 (May 1999).
Andrew E. Steinmann, "The Tripartite Structure of the Sixth Seal, the Sixth Trumpet, and the Sixth Bowl of John’s Apocalypse
_____(Rev 6:12-7:17; 9:13-11:14; 16:12-16)," JETS 35 (1992): 69-79.
R. Fowler White, “Reexamining the Evidence for Recapitulation in Rev 20:1–10,” WTJ 51 (1989) 319-44.
________ "On the Hermeneutics and Interpretation of Rev 20:1-3: A Preconsummationist Perspective," JETS 42 (1999): 53-66.
________ "Making Sense of Rev 20:1-10? Harold Hoehner Versus Recapitulation," JETS 37 (1994): 539-551.

More Commentaries:

David E. Aune, Revelation (Word), Word Books, 1998. (three vols.) ***
R. H. Charles, A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Revelation of St. John (ICC), Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. (two vols.)
Austin Farrer, The Revelation of St. John the Divine, Clarendon, 1964. ***
Robert Mounce, The Book of Revelation (NICNT), Eerdmans, 1997.
Jürgen Roloff, The Revelation of John: A Continental Commentary, Fortress, 1993. ***
Henry B. Swete, The Apocalypse of St. John: The Greek Text with Introduction, Notes and Indices, Macmillan, 1917. ***
Robert W. Wall,
Revelation (NIBC), Hendrickson, 1991.

More Monographs:

Peter Antonysamy Abir, The Cosmic Conflict of the Church: An Exegetico-Theological Study of Revelation 12, 7-12 (European University
_____Studies. Series XXIII: Theology, 54), Peter Lang, 1995.
Adela Yarbro Collins, The Combat Myth in the Book of Revelation (Harvard Dissertations in Religion, 9) Scholars Press, 1976.
William J. Dumbrell, The End of the Beginning: Revelation 21-22 and the Old Testament, Baker, 1985.
Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, The Book of Revelation: Justice and Judgment, Fortress, 1985. **1/2
moderate mainline/feminist perspective; comparative, theological, inter/intratextual considerations; overbearingly ideological at points.

Columba Graham Flegg, Introduction to Reading the Apocalypse, St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1999.
Steve P. Moyise, The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation, (JSNT Supplement Series, 115), Cornell University Press, 1996. ***
Ekkehardt Müller, Microstructural Analysis of Revelation 4-11 (Andrews University Seminary Doctoral Dissertation Series, 21), Andrews
_____University Press, 1997. ***1/2
Frederick James Murphy, Fallen Is Babylon: The Revelation to John (New Testament in Context), Trinity Press International, 1998.
Joel Nobel Musvosvi, Vengeance in the Apocalypse (Andrews University Seminary Doctoral Dissertation Series, 17), Andrews University
_____Press, 1993. ***
James L. Resseguie, Revelation Unsealed: A Narrative-Critical Approach to John's Apocalypse (Biblical Interpretation Series, 32), Brill
_____Academic, 1998.
Mathias Rissi, The Future of the World (Studies in Biblical Theology II, 23), S.C.M. Press, 1972. ***
Barbara R. Rossing, The Choice Between Two Cities: Whore, Bride, and Empire in the Apocalypse (Harvard Theological Studies, No 48),
_____Trinity Press International, 1999.
Andrea Spatafora,
From the 'Temple of God' to God as the Temple: A Biblical Theological Study of the Temple in the Book of Revelation
_____(Tesi Gregoriana, Serie Teologia, 27), Editrice Pontifica Università Gragoriana, 1997.
Ranko Stefanovic,
The Backgrounds and Meaning of the Sealed Book of Revelation 5 (Andrews University Seminary Doctoral Dissertation
_____Series, 22), Andrews University Press, 1996. ***
Håkan Ulfgard,
Feast and Future: Revelation 7:9-17 and the Feast of Tabernacles (Coniectanea Biblica: NT Series, 22), Almqvist & Wiksell,
_____1989. ***1/2
Louis Arthur Vos, The Synoptic Traditions in the Apocalypse, J. H. Kok, 1965. ***

More Articles:

David L. Barr, "Using Plot to Discern Structure in John's Apocalypse," Proceedings of the Eastern Great Lakes and Mid-West Biblical Societies 15,
_____1995: 23-33.
"The Apocalypse as a Symbolic Transformation of the World: A Literary Analysis," Interpretation 38 (1984): 39-50.
C. K. Barrett, "Things Sacrificed to Idols," New Testament Studies 11 (1964): 138-153.
Richard J. Bauckham, "The List of the Tribes in Revelation 7 Again," JSNT 42 (1991): 99-115.
M. Eugene Boring, "Revelation" in The New Testament Today (ed. M. A. Powell), Westminster John Knox, 1999: 134-146.
J. W. Bowman, "The Revelation to John: Its Dramatic Structure and Message," Interpretation 9 (1955): 436-453.
Donald Guthrie, "The Christology of Revelation" in Jesus of Nazareth, Lord and Christ: Essays on the Historical Jesus and New Testament
_____Christology (ed. J. B. Green and Max Turner), Eerdmans, 1994: 397-409.
David Hill, "Prophecy and Prophets in the Revelation of St. John," New Testament Studies 18 (1972): 402-418.
Howard W. Kramer, "Contrast as a Key to Understanding the Revelation to St. John," Concordia Journal 23 (1997): 108-117.
Robert L. Muse, "Revelation 2-3: A Critical Analysis of Seven Prophetic Messages," JETS 29 (1986): 147-161.
Kirsten Nielsen, "Shepherd, Lamb, and Blood: Imagery in the Old Testament: Use and Reuse," Studia Theologica 46 (1992): 121-132.
Vern S. Poythress, "Genre and Hermeneutics in Rev 20:1-6,"
JETS 36 (1993): 41-54.
________ "Counterfeiting in the Book of Revelation: As a Perspective on Non-Christian Culture," JETS 40 (1997): 411-418.
Christopher R. Smith, "The Portrayal of the Church as the New Israel in the Names and Order of the Tribes in Revelation 7.5-8," JSNT 39
_____(1990): 111-118.
________ "Revelation 1:19: An Eschatologically Escalated Prophetic Convention," JETS 33 (1990): 461-466.
Charles H. Talbert, "The Christology of the Apocalypse" in Who Do You Say That I Am? Essays on Christology (ed. M. A. Powell and D. R. Bauer),
_____Westminster John Knox, 1999: 166-184.
Daniel K. K. Wong, "The Hidden Manna and the White Stone in Revelation 2:17," BSac 155 (1998): 346-354.

Still More Commentaries:

David Barr, Tales of the End. A Narrative Commentary on the Book of Revelation, Polebridge Press, 1998.
Bruce M. Metzger, Breaking the Code: Understanding the Book of Revelation, Abingdon, 1993.

Still More Monographs:

Robert A. Briggs, Jewish Temple Imagery in the Book of Revelation (Studies in Biblical Literature, 10), Peter Lang, 1999.

Still More Articles:

David A. DeSilva, "Honor Discourse and the Rhetorical Strategy of the Apocalypse of John," JSNT 71 (1998): 79-110.
Josephine Massyngbaerde Ford, "The Priestly People of God in the Apocalypse," in Listening 28 (1993): 245-260.
William H. Shea, "Chiasm in Theme and by Form in Revelation 18," Andrews University Seminary Studies 20 (1982): 249-256.
________ "Revelation 5 and 19 as Literary Reciprocals," Andrews University Seminary Studies 22 (1984): 249-257.

Not Yet Reviewed

Margaret Barker, The Revelation of Jesus Christ: Which God Gave Him to Show His Servants What Must Soon Take Place (Revelation I.I),
_____T & T Clark, 2000.
L. Gregory Bloomquist and Greg Carey, Vision and Persuasion. Rhetorical Dimensions of Apocalyptic Discourse, Chalice, 1999.
Adela Yarbro Collins, Crisis and Catharsis: The Power of the Apocalypse, Westminster, 1984.
Austin Farrer,  A Rebirth of Images: The Making of St. John's Apocalypse, Beacon Press, 1963.
Roland H. Worth Jr., The Seven Cities of the Apocalypse & Greco-Asian Culture, Paulist, 1999.
Eugene H. Peterson, Reversed Thunder: The Revelation of John and the Praying Imagination, Harper, 1991.

Daniel J. Harrington, Revelation: The Book of the Risen Christ, New City Press, 1999.

Keith Intrater and D. C. Juster, Revelation: The Passover Key, Destiny Image, 1991.


Jean Pierre Ruiz, "The Politics of Praise: A Reading of Revelation 19:1-10" in Society of Biblical Literature (ed. E. Lovering, Jr), 1997: 374-393.

Robert M. Royalty, Jr., The Rhetoric of Revelation" in Society of Biblical Literature (ed. E. Lovering, Jr), 1997: 596-617.