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Abesamis, Carlos H. Where Are We Going, Heaven or New World? Manila, Philippines: Communication Foundation for Asia, 1983. 108p.

Ackerman, Mora L. Letters from One Who Has Crossed the Great Divide. Boston, MA: Stratford company, 1931. 71p.

Agee, Marilyn Jean (b. 1928). Heaven Found: “A Butter and Honey Star.” Riverside, CA: Archer Press, 1995. 192p.

Alcorn, Randy C. In Light of Eternity: Perspectives on Heaven. Colorado Springs: WaterBrook Press, 1999. 166p.

Almond, Philip C. Heaven and Hell in Enlightenment England. NY: Cambridge, 1994. 218p.

Amat, Jacqueline. Songes et Visions: L’au-delà dans la Littérature Latine Tardive. Paris: Etudes augustininiennes, 1985. 489p. Rev. doctoral diss., Université de Paris-Sorbonne, 1980.

Anderson, John Mitchell. The Heaven of the Bible: a Devotional and Inspirational Book. Morristown, TN: Triangle press, 1934. 304p.

Aptowitzer, Victor (1871-1942). The Celestial Temple as Viewed in the Aggadah. Jerusalem: Intl. Center for Univ. Teaching of Jewish Civilization; Tel Aviv: Everyman’s Univ., 1983-87. 47p. Trans. of articles originally appearing in Tarbits, 1931.

Arendzen, John Peter (1873-1954). Purgatory and Heaven. NY: Sheed and Ward, 1960. 96p.
__. The Church Triumphant. NY: The Macmillan company, 1928. 91p. London: Burns, Oates & Washbourne, 1928. 88p.

Arnoulx, François (17th century). Les Merveilles de l’avtre Monde. Agen: I. Gayav, 1670. 2 vol.

Augustine, Saint (354-430, Bishop of Hippo 396-430), City of God.

Baker, Don. Heaven: a Glimpse of Your Future Home. Portland, OR: Multnomah Press, 1983. 24p.

Ball, Charles Ferguson. Heaven. Wheaton, IL: Victor Books, 1980. 112p.

Bambeck, Manfred. Studien zu Dantes “Paradiso.” Wiesbaden: Steiner, 1979. 179p.

Banks, William (d. 1879). Heaven our Home; Meet for Heaven; and, Life in Heaven. Boston: Roberts Bros., 1883. 273p.

Barrett, Benjamin Fiske (1808-1892). Heaven Revealed, Being a Popular Presentation of Swedenborg’s Disclosures about Heaven, with the Concurrent Testimony of a Few Competent and Reliable Witnesses. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1885. 382p.

Bates, William (1625-1699). A Short of the Blessed Place and State of the Saints Above. Discourse upon the words of Our Blessed Saviour, John XIV, 2, in my father’s house are many mansions, if it were not so, I would have told you, I go to prepare a place for you. London: J.D. for J. Robinson, 1687. 102p.

Bautz, Joseph (1843-1917). Der Himmel: Speculativ Dargestellt. Mainz: Franz Kirchheim, 1881. 189p.

Baxter, Mary K. A Divine Revelation of Heaven. With T.L. Lowery. New Kensington, PA: Whitaker House, 1998. 205p.

Baxter, Richard (1615-1691). The Saints’ Everlasting Rest. Abridged. NY: Fleming H. Revell, 1962, with intro and printing history by John T. Wilkinson; originally titled, The Saints’ Everlasting Rest, or, A Treatise of the Blessed State of the Saints in their Enjoyment of God in Glory: Wherein is Shewed Its Excellency and Certainty. London: Rob. White for Thomas Underhil & Francis Tyton, Jan. 15, 1649, Imprimatur, Joseph Caryl, 856p.; 1st English ed. 1650; 2nd, enlarged, London: Thomas Underhill and Francis Tyton, 1651, 1057p.; 3rd ed., 1652, 368p.; 7th ed., 1658, reproduction of original in Huntington Library; 10th ed., revised by the author, London: Francis Tyton and Jane Underhill, 1669-1671, 836p., reproduction of original in the Bodleian Library. Charlestown, MA: Samuel T. Armstrong, 1811, 319p. In Wesley’s 50 volume Christian Library (1749-55), Baxter’s volume was #37 in an abridged addition. Benjamin Fawcett’s abridgement (1758) became the one known by most people. In 1797 it was published in Aberdeen in almost complete form with a life of Baxter. In 1866 and 1887 in near completeness it appeared again in the set Ancient and Modern Library of Theological Literature.

Beasley-Murray, George R. Jesus and the Kingdom of God. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1986.

Becker, Ernest J. A Contribution to the Comparative Study of the Medieval Visions of Heaven and Hell. Baltimore: J. Murphy, 1899.

Beiderwieden, George H. Heaven. St. Louis: Concordia Pub. House, 1937. 32p.

Belden, Henry Seymour. Heaven: What is it? Where is it? Its citizens. The way. Occupations. Akron, OH: New Werner, 1912. 144p.

Bellarmino, Roberto Francesco Romolo, Saint (1542-1621). De Æterna Felicitate Sanctorvm Libri Qvinqve. Ad illustriss. et reverendiss. d. cardinalem Farnesium: avctore Roberto card. Bellarmino è Societate Jesu. Antverpiæ, Ex officina Plantiniana, apud Balthasarem & Ioannem Moretos, 1616. 304p.; Coloniæ: apud Cornel. ab Egmond, 1626. 263p.

Berbrich, Joan D., ed. Heaven and Hell. NY: McGraw-Hill, 1974. 268p.

Berkhof, Louis. The Kingdom of God: The Development of the Idea of the Kingdom Especially since the Eighteenth Century. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1951.

Berkley, Deborah Hall. They All Come. Lynchburg, VA: Warwick House, 2001.

Bernard, of Cluny (12th cent.). The Celestial Country. From the Rhythm of St. Bernard of Cluny. Trans. by Rev. John Mason Neale (1818-1866), D. D. Four illustrations by J. H. Gratacap. NY: A. D. F. Randolph, 1885. 24p.; NY: M. F. Mansfield, 1897. Ed. John Neale (1818-1866).

Beveridge, William (1637-1708). Of the Happiness of the Saints in Heaven. Sermon preach’d before the Queen at White-hall, October 12, 1690. London: Printed for Thomas Speed, 1700. 27p.

Bietenhard, Hans. Die Himmlische Welt im Urchristentum und Sputjudentum. Tubingen: Mohr, 1951. 295p.

Blake, William (1757-1827). The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. Iintro. Sir Geoffrey Keynes. Oxford; NY: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Blamires, Harry. Knowing the Truth about Heaven and Hell: Our Choices and Where They Lead Us. Ann Arbor, MI: Servant Books, 1988. 160p.

Bonar, Horatius. “The Glory to Come.” Free Grace Broadcaster 181 (Summer 2002): 1-9; from The Morning of Joy.

Bonnell, John Sutherland (1893-1992). Heaven and Hell: a Present-Day Christian Interpretation. NY: Abingdon Press, 1956. 62p.

Borges, Jorge Luis (b. 1899), and Adolfo Bioy Casares, eds. Libro Del Cielo y Del Infierno. Buenos Aires: Sur. 1960. 215p.

Bossert, Elizabeth. My Visit to Heaven: and How the Lord Healed Me. Elizabethtown, PA: McBeth Press, 1950. 38p.

Boston, Thomas (1677-1732). A View of This and the Other World; with the State of Saints and Sinners in both Contrasted. Particularly Describing the Solemn Entrance which the Soul Makes into the Other World at Death. New ed. Berwick: W. Phorson; London, B. Law, 1790, 406p.; Edinburgh: T. Turnbull, for J. Ogle, 1799. 400p.
__. Human Nature in its Four-Fold State. 17th ed., Glasgow: R. and T. Duncan, 1771. 438p.__. A Key to Heaven; or, A Call to Flee from the Wrath to Come. Exeter, NH: H. Ranlet, 1796. 32p.
__. The Everlasting Espousals... 4th ed. Edinburgh: T. Lumisden and J. Robertson, 1742.
__. See free will … theology section for more on Boston.

Boswell, Charles Stuart. An Irish Precursor of Dante: a Study on the Vision of Heaven and Hell, Ascribed to the Eighth-century Irish Saint, Adamnán. Translation of the Irish text by C. S. Boswell. London, D. Nutt, 1908. 262p.

Boudreaux, F. J. The Happiness of Heaven: and How to Attain the Joys that Await You There. Manchester, NH: Sophia Institute Press, 1999. 179p. Originally published: Baltimore, MD: J. Murphy, 1871.

Bounds, Edward McKendree (1835-1913). Catching a Glimpse of Heaven. Springdale, PN: Whitaker House, 1985. 140p.
__. Heaven: a Place, a City, a Home. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1966. 151p. Reprint of 1921. (Inside Heaven’s Gates; New Kensington, PA: Whitaker House, 1999.)

Bradbury, John W. Reality and Certainty of Heaven: John 14:1-2. NY: Craftsman Press, n.d. 35p.

Branks, William (d. 1879). Heaven our Home: We Have No Saviour but Jesus, and No Home but Heaven. 7th ed. Boston: Roberts, 1869. 310p.
__. Meet for Heaven: a State of Grace upon Earth the only Preparation for a State of Glory in Heaven. 2d ed. Boston: Roberts Bros., 1864. 306p.

Bright, John. The Kingdom of God: The Biblical Concept and Its Meaning for the Church. NY: Abingdon-Cokesbury Press, 1953.

Briscoe, Jil. Heaven and Hell. Wheaton, IL: Victor Books, 1990. 95p.

Broderick, Robert C. Heaven, the Undiscovered Country. Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor, 1990. 105p.

Broughton, Len Gaston (1864-1936). Where Are the dead? With testimony by F.B. Meyer, and others. Atlanta, GA: Phillips-Boyd, 1914. 394p.

Brown, Daniel Alan. What the Bible Reveals about Heaven. Ventura, CA: Regal, 1999. 239p.

Brown, Joyce Vollmer. Snapshots of Heaven. Illus. by Gwendolyn Babbitt. Nashville, TN: J. Countryman, 2000. 87p.

Brown, Walton John. Home at Last! Washington, DC: Review and Herald, 1983. 90p.

Brunner, Emil. Eternal Hope. Trans. Harold Knight. London: Lutterworth Press, 1954.

Buchanan, Mark Aldham. Things Unseen. Sisters, OR: Multnomah, 2002. 240p.

Buck, Christopher. Paradise and Paradigm: Key Symbols in Persian Christianity and the Baháí Faith. Albany, NY: State University of NY, 1999. 402p.

Bunyan, John (1628-1688). Visions of Heaven and Hell. New Kensington, PA: Whitaker House, 1998. 158p.
__. “The End of the Pilgrimage: Crossing over to the Celestial City.” Free Grace Broadcaster 181 (Summer 2002): 1-9; from The Pilgrims Progress. See www.johnbunyan.org.

Burbidge, Edward. The Kingdom of Heaven: What Is It? London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1879. 167p.

Burnham, Sarah Maria (1818-1901). A Vision of Heaven. Boston: A. I. Bradley, 1900. 36p.

Burns, James Drummond (1823-1864). The Celestial City: Glimpses within the Gates. Boston: American Tract Society, 1867. 128p.

Buxton, Charles Roden (1875-1942). Prophets of Heaven & Hell: Virgil, Dante, Milton, Goethe. NY: Russell & Russell, 1969. 114p. Reprint of the 1945 ed.

Byles, Mather (1707-1788). The Glorious Rest of Heaven. A sermon at the Thursday-Lecture in Boston, Jan. 3. 1744. Boston: B. Green, 1745. 31p.

Callan, Charles Jerome (1877-1962). Out of Shadows into Light. Intro. His Eminence James, cardinal Gibbons. Baltimore; NY: John Murphy, 1913. 93p.

Carroll, John Smyth. In Patria: an Exposition of Dante’s Paradiso. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1971. 563p. Reprint of the 1911 ed.

Cavendish, Richard. Visions of Heaven and Hell. London: Orbis, 1977. NY: Harmony, 1977. 128p.

Cawdrey, Daniel (1588-1664). Vindiciae Clavivm: or, A Vindication of the Keyes of the Kingdome of Heaven, Into the Hands of the Right Owners. Being Some Animadversions upon a Tract of Mr. I. C. Called, The Keyes of the Kingdome of Heaven. London: T. H. forp. Whaley, 1645. 90p.

Chambers, Bob. Heaven. Joplin, MO: College Press, 1991. 309p.

Chino, Yuko, ed. The Witness of the Kingdom of Heaven: to the Star of Hope Through the Last Judgment. Illust. Yuko Chino and Noriko Tsuchida. Tokyo: Jihi-to-Ai Pub., 1981. 277p.
__. The Door to Heaven: in Search of Future Happiness. Tokyo: Jihi-to-Ai Pub., 1980. 238p.

Clark, Rufus Wheelwright (1813-1886). Heaven and Its Scriptural Emblems. Boston: J.P. Jewett, 1853. 269p.

Clouse, Robert G., ed. The Meaning of the Millennium: Four Views. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1977.

Collier, Joseph Avery (1828-1864). The Dawn of Heaven; or, The Principles of the Heavenly Life Applied to the Earthly. NY: R. Carter and Brothers, 1865. 305p.

Collier, Thomas (ca .1691). A Discovery of the New Creation: In a Sermon. Preached at the Headquarters at Putney, Sept. 29, 1647. London: Giles Calvert, 1649. 25p. Reproduction of original in the Union Theological Seminary Library, NY.

Connelly, Douglas. The Promise of Heaven: Discovering Our Eternal Home. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2000. 130p.

Conyers, A. J. The Eclipse of Heaven: Rediscovering the Hope of a World Beyond. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1992. 202p.

Copan, Lil, and Anna Trimiew, eds. Images of Heaven: Reflections on Glory. Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw, 1996. 166p.

Cox-Chapman, Mally. The Case for Heaven: Near-Death Experiences as Evidence of the Afterlife. NY: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1995. 203p.

Cribb, C. C. The Horrified and the Glorified. Raleigh, NC: Manhattan, 1977. 139p. Selections from the author’s From Now Till Eternity.

Criswell, W. A., and Paige Patterson. Heaven. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House, 1991.

Crockett, Kent. Making Today Count for Eternity. Sisters, OR: Multnomah, 2001. 197p.

Cullmann, Oscar. Christ and Time: The Primitive Christian Conception of Time and History. Trans. Floyd V. Filson. London: SCM Press, 1951; Philadelphia: Westminster, 1954.
__. Immortality of the Soul or Resurrection of the Dead? The Witness of the New Testament. London: Epworth Press, 1958; NY: Macmillan, 1964.

Cuyler, Theodore Ledyard (1822-1909). Golden Thoughts on Mother, Home, and Heaven: from Poetic and Prose Literature of All Ages and All Lands. Rev. and enl. NY: E. B. Treat, 1882. 453p.

Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). Dante’s Paradise. Trans. with notes by Mark Musa. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1984. 405p. NY: Penguin Books, 1986. 433p. The Paradiso. A verse rendering for the modern reader by John Ciardi. Introd. by John Freccero. NY: New American Library, 1970. 367p. Paradiso. Trans. with a commentary by Charles S. Singleton. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1975. 2 vols. Paradiso. Drawings by Barry Moser. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982. Paradiso: Tèsto Mètrico-ortofònico e Manoscritto. Illustrazioni del Doré. Mòdena: Stem-Mucchi, 1982. 256p.

D’Assigny, Marius (1643-1717). The Assurance of the Faithfull, or, The Glorious Estate of the Saints in Heaven Described: and the Certainty of their Future Happiness Manifested by Reason and Scripture. London: J.R. for Edward Man, 1670. 34p. Reproduction of original in the Union Theological Seminary Library, NY.

Daughters of St. Paul. Heaven. Boston: St. Paul Editions, 1977. 156p.

Davidson, Clifford. The Iconography of Heaven. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, 1994. 206p.

De Vinck, Christopher. Finding Heaven: Stories of Going Home. Chicago: Loyola Press, 2002. 135p.

Dean-Otting, Mary. Heavenly Journeys: a Study of the Motif in Hellenistic Jewish Literature. Frankfurt am Main; NY: P. Lang, 1984. 323p. Doctoral Thesis, Hebrew Union College, 1983.

Delumeau, Jean. Le Paradis. Avec la collaboration de Sabine Melchior-Bonnet. Paris, France: Fayard: Éditions de la Martinière, 2001. 205p.

Demy, Timothy J., and Thomas Ice. What the Bible Says about Heaven and Eternity. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 2000.

DeStefano, Anthony. A Travel Guide to Heaven. NY: Doubleday, 2003. 193p.

Dillo, Joseph. The Reign of the Servant King. Miami Springs, FL: Schoettle, 1992.

Dinzelbacher, Peter. Himmel, Hölle, Heilige: Visionen und Kunst im Mittelalter. Darmstadt: Primus, 2002. 175p.
__. Vision and Visionsliterature im Mittelalters. Monagraphien zur Geschichte des Mittelalters 23. Stuttgart: Hiersemann, 1981

Dixon, Larry. Heaven: Thinking Now About Forever. Camp Hill, PA: Christian Publications, 2002. 184p.

Dravecky, Dave, and Jan Dravecky. Glimpses of Heaven: Reflections on Your Eternal Hope. With Amanda Sorenson. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1998. 144p.

Drexel, Jeremias (1581-1638). Caelum Beatorum Civitas Aeternitatis. Explicauit et Latine scriptit Hieremias Drexelio. Monachii: per Raphaelem Sadelerum, 1622. 406p.; Antuerpiae: Ex typographia Ioannis Cnobbari, 1635; 497p.; Antverpiae: apud Ioannem Cnobbaert, 1636, 358p.

Duplantis, Jesse. Heaven: Close Encounters of the God Kind. Tulsa, OK: Harrison House, 1996. 185p.

Edwards, Jonathan. “Heaven, A World of Love.” Free Grace Broadcaster 181 (Summer 2002): 19-41; from Heaven a World of Charity or Love.

Emerson, Jan Swango, and Hugh Feiss, eds. Imagining Heaven in the Middle Ages: a Book of Essays. Afterword by Jeffrey Burton Russell. NY: Garland Pub., 2000. 364p.

Emmons, Richard (1788-1834). Description of Heaven: a Poem. Philadelphia: William Emmons, 1830. 36p.

Engelbrecht, Hans (1599-1642). Eine warhafftige Geschicht vnd Gesicht vom Himmel vnd der Hellen, diss ist nun, Die Historie vnd Gesicht das erste Gesichte da Gott der Heilige Geist mir Hans Engelbrecht hat wieder vom Todte erwecket ... so hat der Heilige Geist meine Seele geführet für die Helle ... vnd darnach hat er meine Seele auch geführet in den Himmel vnd seine Herrligkeit gezeiget ... vnd wie Gott meinen special Beruff vnd Befehl mit Wunderzeichen für menschlichen Augen vnd Ohren bekrefftiget vnd bestettiget hat, wie den Leuten zu Braunschweig bewust vnd bekandt ist: diese Wunder aber sindt geschehen im Jahre 1622 umb die Zeit da wir das Evangelium haben im andern Sondage dess Aduents. Braunschweig?: n.p., 1625. 44p.

Erickson, Carolly. The Medieval Vision: Essays in History and Perception. NY: Oxford, 1976.

Erickson, Millard J. Contemporary Options in Eschatology: A Study of the Millennium. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1977.

Ewert, David. And Then Comes the End. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1980.

Fallows, Samuel, Bp., ed., (1835-1922). The Home Beyond: or, Views of Heaven and Its Relation to Earth. By Moody, Spurgeon, Talmage, and over four hundred other prominent thinkers and writers. Introd. by the Rt. Rev. Samuel Fallows. Chicago: Coburn & Newman, 1883. 512p. Chicago: M. A. Donohue, 1907. 410p.

Farrar, Frederic William (1831-1903). What Heaven Is. NY: H. M. Caldwell, 1897. 64p.

Ferber, Adolph C. Where is Heaven? NY: Pageant Press, 1955. 243p.

Field, Miss. The Glory of the Heavenly City, and Blessedness of Departed Saints, Graciously Manifested in a Vision, to a Young Lady of Bristol, on the 10th of October, 1781. As related by herself. Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1787. 36p.

Fields, Anderson. Heaven Is on the Earth. Kansas City: Spencer, 1934. 36p.

Filgueira Valverde, José. Tiempo y Gozo Eterno en la Narrativa Medieval: La Cantiga CIII. Vigo: Edicións Xerais de Galicia, 1982. 244p. Alfonso X, King of Castile and Leon, 1221-1284 and Cantigas de Santa María.

Fison, Joseph Edward. The Christian Hope: The Presence and the Parousia. London, NY: Longmans, Green, 1954.

Flaherty, Alice E. Hope of Heaven, Joy of Earth. Foreword by John Powell, intro. by Maurice Rawlings. South Plainfield, NJ: Bridge Pub., 1983. 198p.

Fleming, Jean. The Homesick Heart: Longing for Spiritual Intimacy. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 1995. 143p.

Follansbee, Eleanor. Heavenly History: an Account of Heavenly Architecture after Dante, Milton, Swedenborg and Blake, with a Complete History of the Genesis and Hierarchy of the Blessed Angels and Sundry Apocrypha. Chicago: P. Covici, 1927. 108p.

Forsyth,p. T. This Life and the Next: The Effect on This Life of Faith in Another Life. London: Independent Press, 1918.

Fowler, Alastair. Time’s Purpled Masquers: Stars and the Afterlife in Renaissance English Literature. NY: Clarendon Press, 1996. 171p.

Freke, Timothy. Heaven: an Illustrated History of the Higher Realms. Berkeley, CA: Conari Press, 1996. 95p.

Frothingham, Octavius Brooks (1822-1895). Visions of heaven: a sermon ... preached in Lyric Hall, October 27, 1872. NY: D.G. Francis, 1872. 21p.

Fudge, Edward William. The Fire That Consumes: A Biblical and Historical Study of Final Punishment. Fallbrook, CA: Verdict Publications, 1982.

Fulton, Charles Arthur (b. 1860). Heaven. Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society, 1890. 26p.

Funk & Wagnalls. Letters from Heaven. Trans. fourth German edition. 5th ed. NY: London: Funk & Wagnalls, 193(?). 269p.

Gaine, Simon. Will There Be Free Will in Heaven?: Freedom, Impeccability and Beatitude. London; NY: T & T Clark, 2003. 141p.

Gardiner, Eileen. Medieval Visions of Heaven and Hell: a Sourcebook. NY: Garland Pub., 1993. 257p.
__, ed. Visions of Heaven and Hell before Dante. Illustrations by Alexandra Eldridge. NY: Italica Press, 1989. 286p.

Gardner, Edmund Garratt (1869-1935). Dante’s Ten Heavens: a Study of the Paradise. NY: Haskell House, 1970, 310p., reprint of the 1898 ed.; 2d ed. rev. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1972 (1st 1970), 351p., reprint of the 1900 ed.

Gaster, Moses (1856-1939). Hebrew Visions of Hell and Paradise. London: Royal Asiatic Society, 1893. 612p. Reprinted from the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, July 1893.

Gearing, William. A Prospect of Heaven, or, A Treatise of the Happiness of the Saints in Glory. Wherein is described the nature and quality, the excellency and certainty of it: together with the circumstances, substance and adjuncts of that glory: the unspeakable misery of those that lose it, and the right way to obtain it: shewing also the disproportion between the saints present sufferings, and their future glory: many weighty questions discussed and divers cases cleared. London: Tho. Passenger and Benj. Hurlock, 1673. 371p. Reproduction of original in the Union Theological Seminary Library.

Gerner, Richard. The Infernal Comedy. NY: Published by the author, 1881. 120p. In verse, an atheist’s description of Heaven and Hell.

Gerstner, John Henry (1914-1996). Jonathan Edwards on Heaven and Hell. Morgan, PA: Soli Deo Gloria Pub., 1998. 93p. Originally published: Baker Book House, 1980.

Gilbert, Levi (1852-1917). The Hereafter and Heaven. Cincinnati: Jennings and Graham; NY: Eaton and Mains, 1907. 189p.

Giles, Chauncey (1813-1893). The Spiritual World and Our Children There. London: Published for the Missionary and Tract Society of the New Church by James Speirs, 1889. 177p.

Gill, John (1697-1771). The Glorious State of the Saints in Heaven. A sermon preached to the society which support the Wednesday’s evening lecture in Cannon-Street, London. December 31st, 1755. Boston; New-England: Green & Russell, 1756. 35p.

Gilmore, John. Probing Heaven: Key Questions on the Hereafter. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1989. 466p.

Glasson, Thomas Francis. His Appearing, and His Kingdom: The Christian Hope in the Light of Its History. London: Epworth Press, 1953.
. Jesus and the End of the World. Edinburgh: Saint Andrew Press, 1980.

Goodwin, Hezekiah (1740-1767). A Vision: Shewing the Sudden and Surprizing Appearance, the Celestial Mien and Heavenly Conversation of the Departed Spirit of Mr. Yeamans, Late Student at Yale-College, to and with Mr. H. Goodwin, his Friend and Class-Mate. New-Haven: Josiah Meigs, c. 1788. 12p.

Graves, Hiram Atwill (1813-1850), ed. The Attractions of Heaven. Boston: Gould, Kendall & Lincoln, 1846. 128p.

Gray, Alice, ed. A Gift of Heaven for Every Heart. Sisters, OR: Multnomah Gifts, 2002. 59p.

Gray, George Zabriskie. The Scriptural Doctrine of Recognition in the World to Come. NY: T. Whittaker, 1875.

Gray, James Martin (1851-1935). The History of the Holy Dead. NY: Fleming H. Revell, 1896. 45p.

Greene, Oliver B. Heaven, and Other Sermons. Greenville, SC: Gospel Hour, 1969. 200p.

Gregg, David (1846-1919). The Heaven-Life: or, Stimulus for Two Worlds. 2d ed. NY: F.H. Revell, 1895. 168p.

Guy, Harold Alfred. The New Testament Doctrine of the “Last Things”: A Study of Eschatology. London: Oxford University Press, 1948.

Hall, John. Grace Leading unto Glory, or, A Glimpse of the Glorie, Excellencie and Eternity of Heaven: Wherein Most Part of the Spirits Various Operations in His Enlightening, Convincing, Converting, Guiding, Leading, Strengthening, Comfortings, Sealings Are Shewed, as He Assures Salvation Leading Unto Glory. London: B. Alsop,, 1651. 155p. Reproduction of original in the British Library.

Hallgren, Sören. Mellan Himmel och Helvete. Stockholm: Rabén & Sjögren, 1970. 126p.

Hamilton, Thomas. Beyond the Stars: or, Heaven, Its Inhabitants, Occupations, and Life. 4th ed. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1896. 270p.

Han, Sang-Woo. Die Suche nach dem Himmel im Denken Koreas. Frankfurt am Main; NY:p. Lang, 1988. 512p. Originally author’s doctoral thesis Universität Regensburg.

Harbaugh, Henry (1817-1867). The Heavenly Home, or, The Employments and Enjoyments of the Saints in Heaven. Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1853. 365p.
__. Heaven: or, An Earnest and Scriptural Inquiry into the Abode of the Sainted Dead. 4th ed., rev. and improved. Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakiston, 1851. 290p.
__. The Haevenly Recognition; or An Earnest and Scriptural Discussion of the Question, Will We Know Our Friends in Heaven? Philidelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1851.

Häring, Hermann. Was bedeutet Himmel? Zürich: Benziger, 1980. 90p.

Harris, Murray J. Raised Immortal: Resurrection and Immortality in the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1983.

Harris, Thomas Lake (1823-1906). Conversation in Heaven: a Wisdom Song. Santa Rosa, CA: Fountaingrove: Priv. print., 1894. 218p.

Hart, Levi (1738-1808). The Perfection of Saints in the Separate State: or, The Great and Happy Advance, in the Divine Life, Experienced by the Man of God, on His Entrance into the World of Spirits. Illustrated in a discourse from I Cor. XIIIth. 11th, occasioned by the death of the Honorable Jabez Huntington, Esq., delivered at Norwich, Oct. 8th, 1786; the Lord’s-Day following his interment / by Levi Hart, A.M., pastor of a church in Preston. New-London: T. Green, 1786. 23p.

Harward, Thomas (1700-1736). The Fulness of Joy in the Presence of God: Being the Substance of a Discourse Preach’d Lately in the Royal Chappel at Boston in New-England. New England: B. Green: Sold by Gillam Phillips, 1732.

Hazard, Marshall Custiss (1839-1929). The Tearless Land: a Collection of Poems on Heaven. Chicago: Congregational Sunday-school & publishing society, 1896. 303p.

Head, Thomasen, Mrs. The Pious Mother; or, Evidences for Heaven. In the year 1650 by Mrs. Thomasen Head for the benefit of her children; published from the original ms. by James Franks. Charlestown, MA: W.S. & H. Spear, 1811. 39p.

Hebblethwaite, Brian. The Christian Hope. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984.

Helm, Paul. The Last Things: Death, Judgment, Heaven, Hell. Edinburgh; Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth Trust, 1989. 152p.

Heslop, William Greene (b. 1886). Heaven: Our Father’s House, Our Heavenly Home, God’s City of Gold. Grand Rapids, MI: Peniel Press by the Nazarene Publishing House, 1937. 104p.

Himmelfarb, Martha. Ascent to Heaven in Jewish & Christian Apocalypses. NY: Oxford, 1993. 171p.

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Vaughan, John S. Life Everlasting: or, the Delights Awaiting the Faithful Soul in Paradise. NY: P.J. Kenedy, 1922. 224p.

Vernon, William Warren (1834-1919). Readings on the Paradiso of Dante, Chiefly Based on the Commentary of Benvenuto da Imola. Intro. by Bishop of Ripon. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1972. 2 vols. Reprint of the 1900 ed.

W. W., M.A. and Chaplain to a Person of Honour. The State of Blessedness. London: Tho. Parkhurst, 1681. 27p. Published at the request of a person of quality. Reproduction of original in the Harvard University Library.

Walls, Jerry L. Heaven: the Logic of Eternal Joy. Oxford; NY: Oxford University Press, 2002. 224p.

Walter, Nehemiah (1663-1750). Practical Discourses on the Holiness of Heaven. Being several sermons, preached at the lecture in Roxbury. / By Nehemiah Walter, A.M. Pastor of a church there. Boston: S. Kneeland, and T. Green, 1726. 176p.

Walvoord, John F. The Millennial Kingdom. Findlay, OH: Dunham, 1959.

Wasserman, Eleanor B. Linda. Baltimore, MD: E.B. Wasserman, 1958. 108p.

Watts, Isaac (1674-1748). Death and Heaven, or, The Last Enemy Conquered, and Separate Spirits Made Perfect: With an account of the rich variety of their employments and pleasures: Attempted in two funeral discourses, in memory of Sir John Hartopp, Baronet, and his Lady, deceased. Edinburgh: Sands, Murray, and Cochran for W. Gray, 1769. 180p.

Weaver, George Sumner (1818-1908). Heaven. Boston: Universalist Pub. House, 1891. 100p.

Weaver, Jonathan, Bp. (1824-1901). Heaven: or that Better Country. Dayton, OH: United Brethren Publishing House, 1899. 240p.

Webb, John (1687-1750). Practical Discourses on Death, Judgment, Heaven & Hell. Boston: J. Draper for D. Henchman, 1726. 350p.

Weiss, Johannes. Jesus’ Proclamation of the Kingdom of God. Ed. and trans. Richard H. Hiers and David L. Holland. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1971.

Welwood, Andrew. Meditations, Representing a Glimpse of Glory; or, A Gospel Discovery of Emmanuel’s Land. Whereunto is Subjoined a Spiritual Hymn, Entitled The Dying Saint’s Song, and Some of His Last Letters. Pittsburgh: Robert Wilson, by J. B. Butler, 1824. 216p.

Weninger, Franz Xaver (1805-1888). Ostern im Himmel. NY: Cincinnati, OH: Gebr. Benziger, 1866. 282p.

Wheeler, Mary Sparkes (1835-1919). As It Is in Heaven. Philadelphia:p. W. Ziegler, 1906. 408p.

Wheeler, Michael. Heaven, Hell, and the Victorians. NY: Cambridge University Press, 1994. 279p.

White, Ellen Gould Harmon (1827-1915). Heaven. Nampa, ID: Pacific Press, 2003. 192p.

Whitley, Jesse T. What Jesus Said About Heaven: a Study in the Four Gospels. Nashville, TN: Cokesbury, 1925. 104p.

Wiersbe, Warren W., ed. Classic Sermons on Heaven and Hell. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1994. 160p.

Willson, Elizabeth. The Middle English Legends of Visits to the Other world and their relation to the metrical romances. Chicago, IL: n.p., 1917. 52p.

Wood, George (1799-1870). Future Life: or, Scenes in Another World. NY: Derby & Jackson, 1858. 359p. Reissued under title: The Gates Wide Open.

Wright, J. Edward. The Early History of Heaven. NY: Oxford, 2000. 318p.

Xiao, Dengfu. Xian Qin liang Han Ming jie ji Shen Xian si Xiang tan Yuan. Taibei Shi: Wen jin chu ban she, Min guo 79, 1990. 450p. Heaven & Hell in Taoism.

Younge, Richard. A Serious and Pathetical of Heaven and Hell: According to the Pencil of the Holy Ghost ...: Being Five Chapters Taken Out of a Book Entituled The Whole Duty of a Christian. London: A.M., 1658, 48p.; J.H., Mrs. Crips, 1664. 32p.

Zaleski, Philip, and Carol Zaleski eds. The Book of Heaven: an Anthology of Writings from Ancient to Modern Times. NY: Oxford University Press, 2000. 432p.

Zaleski, Carol. Otherworld Journeys: Accounts of Near-Death Experience in Medieval and Modern Times. NY, Oxford: Oxford, 1987.

Zoller, John Edward. Heaven, Will You Be There? Windsor, Ont.: Babington Pub. Co., 1965. 452p.


2. Revelation of Christ Bibliography

1. Heaven Bibliography  ~  Top  ~  2. Book of Revelation Bibliography

There are a host of good multi-volume commentaries on the whole Bible, among them, Barnes Notes, Expositor’s, Broadman, Jamieson & Fausset, Matthew Henry, Nelson’s, Wesleyen, Word, Tyndale, and many others old and new.

Of Special Note:

Muse, Robert L. The Book of Revelation: an Annotated Bibliography. NY: Garland, 1996. 352p.

Newport, John. The Lion and the Lamb. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1986. This is an excellent survey of the major views and authors of the Revelation by the former Vice President of Academic Affairs at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The larger theological masters bibliography as www.preciousheart.net for more on Newport’s extraordinary work.
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Allen, Arthur S. A Comprehensive Outline Interpretation of the Book of the Revelation. Louisville, KY: Mayes Printing Company, 1947. 180p.

Anderson, Francis D. Commentary about the Book of Revelation. Federeal Way: WA: F & R Enterprises, 1996. 170p.

Aune, David Edward. Revelation. Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1997.

Averkii, Archbishop of Jordanville (1906-1976). The Apocalypse of St. John: an Orthodox Commentary. Trans. & edited, with intro. by Fr. Seraphim Rose. Valaam Society of America; Platina, CA: St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood, 1985. 240p.

Backus, Irena Dorota. Reformation Readings of the Apocalypse: Geneva, Zurich, and Wittenberg. NY: Oxford University Press, 2000. 182p.

Barclay, William. The Revelation of John. 2d ed. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1961. 2 vols.

Barker, Margaret. The Revelation of Jesus Christ: which God Gave to Him to Show to His Servants What Must Soon Take Place. Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 2000. 447p.

Barnhouse, Donald Grey (1895-1960). Revelation: an Expository Commentary, “God’s Last Word.” Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1971. 432p. The earlier chapters first appeared serially in Revelation magazine under the title of ‘God’s last word’ in the years between 1934 and 1942.”

Barr, David L. Tales of the End: a Narrative Commentary on the Book of Revelation. Santa Rosa, CA: Polebridge Press, 1998. 228p.

Barrett, John Oliver (1901-1978). The Book of the Revelation. London: Carey Press, 1947. 123p.

Beale, Gregory K. The Book of Revelation: a Commentary on the Greek Text. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans; Carlisle, Cumbria: Paternoster, 1999. 1245p.

Beasley-Murray, George Raymond (1916-2000). The Book of Revelation: Based on the Revised Standard Version. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1981, Reprint of the ed. published by Marshall, Morgan & Scott, London, 1974. 352p.
__. Highlights of the Book of Revelation
. Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1972. 86p.

Beatus, Saint, presbyter of Liebana (d. 798). Sancti Beati, presbyteri Hispani Liebanensis, in Apocalypsin, ac plurimas utriusque Foederis paginas commentaria, ex veteribus, nonnullisque desideratis Patribus, mille retrò annis collecta, nunc primum edita. Matriti: Apud J. Ibarra; Catholicae Majestatis Typographum, 1770. 584p. Includes text of the New Testament book of Revelation, in the Latin Vulgate version, divided into sections followed by commentary.

Beckwith, Isbon Thaddeus (1843-1936). The Apocalypse of John: Studies in Introduction with a Critical and Exegetical Commentary. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1967 (1st 1919. 794p.

Bengel, Johann Albrecht (1687-1752). Bengel’s New Testament Commentary. New translation by Charlton T. Lewis and Marvin R. Vincent. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1981. 2 vols.

Benson, Edward White (1829-1896). The Apocalypse: an Introductory Study of the Revelation of St. John the Divine, Being a Presentment of the Structure of the Book and of the Fundamental Principles of its Interpretation. London; NY: Macmillan, 1900. 177p.

Blum, Edwin, ed. Revelation. Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 1999. 102p.

Boring, M. Eugene. Revelation. Louisville: John Knox Press, 1989. 236p.

Bovon, Franois. New Testament Traditions and Apocryphal Narratives. Trans. by Jane Haapiseva-Hunter. Allison Park, PA: Pickwick Publications, 1995. 256p.

Briggs, Robert A. Jewish Temple Imagery in the Book of Revelation. NY: P. Lang, 1999. 275p.

Bruce, Alexander Balmain (1831-1899). The Chief End of Revelation. NY: Anson D. F. Randolph, 1881. 278p.

Buby, Bertrand. A Journey through Revelation: a Message for the New Millennium. Staten Island, NY: Alba House, 2000. 158p.

Buchanan, George Wesley. The Book of Revelation: its Introduction and Prophecy. Lewiston, NY: Mellen Biblical Press, 1993. 697p.

Bullinger, Ethelbert William (1837-1913). The Apocalypse: or, "The Day of the Lord." Old Tappan, NJ: F.H. Revell, 1972 [1st 1909]. 741p.

Burdon, Christopher. The Apocalypse in England: Revelation Unravelling, 1700-1834. NY: St. Martin's Press, 1997. 251p.

Burnet, Adam Wilson. The Lord Reigneth: the Russell Lectures for 1944 on the Book of Revelation. NY: C. Scribner's sons, 1947. 134p.

Burr, David. Olivi’s Peaceable Kingdom: a Reading of the Apocalypse Commentary. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1993. 280p.

Carney, Stephen D. Letters to Angels: a Devotional Commentary on the Book of Revelation. Chillicote, OH: Angel Books, 1994. 103p.

Carpenter, W. Boyd. The Revelation of St. John the Divine. Edited by Charles John Ellicott. London; NY: Cassell and Company, 1903. 279p. First edition, 1877.

Carrell, Peter R. Jesus and the Angels: Angelology and the Christology of the Apocalypse of John. NY: Cambridge University Press, 1997. 270p.

Carroll, Benajah Harvey (1843-1914). Seven Churches of Asia. Little Rock, AK: Challenge Press, 1972. 40p.

Carter, Frederick. Symbols of Revelation. Berwick, ME: Ibis Press, 2003.

Case, Shirley Jackson (1872-1947). The Revelation of John; a Historical Interpretation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1919. 419p.

Chaizeantoniou, Georgios A. The Postman of Patmos: Striking Messages of the Seven Letters to the Seven Churches of Revelation. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1961. 149p.

Cohen, Gary G. Revelation Visualized: Never Before so Crystal Clear and Current an Explanation of the Last Book of the Bible! Huntingdon Valley, PA: S. Kirban, 1971. 480p.

Collins, Adela Yarbro. Cosmology and Eschatology in Jewish and Christian Apocalypticism. NY: E.J. Brill, 1996. 261p.

Conn, Robert. Revelation. Nashville, TN: Graded Press, 1988. 154p.

Cook, Stephen L. The Apocalyptic Literature. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2003.

Couch, Mal. A Bible Handbook to Revelation. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2001. 328p.

Court, John M. The Book of Revelation and the Johannine Apocalyptic Tradition. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000. 181p.

Cox, Clyde C. Apocalyptic Commentary: an Exposition on the Book of Revelation. Cleveland, TN: Pathway Press, 1959.

Dockery, David S. Our Christian Hope. Nashville, TN: LifeWay, 1998. 128p.

Drane, John, ed. Revelation: the Apocalypse of St. John. Foreword by Richard Harries. NY: St. Martin's Press, 1999. 96p.

Dürer, Albrecht (1471-1528). Albrecht Dürer: die Apokalypse. Munich; London; NY: Prestel, 1999. 96p. Facsimile of the German first edition from 1498 “The Revelation of St. John” with an essay by Ludwig Grote.

Durham, James (1622-1658). A Learned and Complete Commentary upon the Book of the Revelation. Glasgow: Bryce, 1764. 810p.

Düsterdieck, Friedrich Hermann Christian (1822-1906). Critical and Exegetical Handbook to the Revelation of John. Translated from the third edition of the German, and edited with notes, by Henry E. Jacobs. NY: Funk & Wagnalls, 1887. 494p.

Easley, Kendell H. Living with the End in Sight: Meditations on the Book of Revelation. Nashville, TN: Holman Bible Publishers, 2000. 100p.
__. Revelation. Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 1998. 438p. Holman New Testament commentary.

Ehrhardt, Larry. Understanding Revelation: its Mysteries Explained. Moline, IL: Home & Family Publications, 2002.

Elliott, Edward Bishop (1793-1875). Horæ Apocalypticæ: A Commentary on the Apocalypse, Critical and Historical: Including also an Examination of the Chief Prophecies of Daniel: Illustrated by an Apocalyptic Chart, and Engravings from Medals and other Extant Monuments of Antiquity. 3d ed. London: Seeley, Burnside, and Seeley, 1847. (4 vols. ?).

Ewald, Heinrich (1803-1875). Revelation: Its Nature and Record. Trans. from the German by Thomas Goadby. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1884. 482p.

Exell, Joseph Samuel. Revelation. NY: Revell, 19(??).787p.

Faley, Roland James. Apocalypse Then and Now: a Companion to the Book of Revelation. NY: Paulist Press, 1999. 192p.

Farrer, Austin Marsden. A Rebirth of Images: the Making of St. John’s Apocalypse. Boston: Beacon Press, 1963. 348p.

Fisher, George Park (1827-1909). The Nature and Method of Revelation. NY: Scribner, 1890. 291p.

Ford, Josephine Massyngberde. Revelation: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1975. 455p.

Franzmann, Martin H. The Revelation to John: a Commentary. St. Louis: Concordia, 1976. 148p.

Friesen, Steven J. Imperial Cults and the Apocalypse of John: Reading Revelation in the Ruins. NY: Oxford, 2001. 285p.

Fuller, Samuel (1802-1895). The Revelation of St. John the Divine Self-Interpreted. A Commentary for English Readers. NY: T. Whitaker, 1885. 388p.

Gemmen, Heather, and Mary McNeil. Heaven: Wisdom: Revelation 21-22. Illust. Isidre Mones. Colorado Springs, CO: Faith Kidz, 2004.

Geoffrey, of Auxerre (12th cent.). Super Apocalypsim. On the Apocalypse. Trans. by Joseph Gibbons. Kalamazoo, MI: Cistercian Publications, 2000. 230p. Cistercian Fathers series, #42.

Giesen, Heinz. Studien zur Johannesapokalypse. Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 2000. 318p.

Gilbertson, Michael. God and History in the Book of Revelation: New Testament Studies in Dialogue with Pannenberg and Moltmann. NY: Cambridge, 2003. 235p.

Glasson, Thomas Francis. The Revelation of John. Cambridge: Cambridge, 1965. 127p.

González, Justo L. Three Months with Revelation: Studies in the Book of Revelation. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2004.

González, Catherine. Revelation. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 1997. 149p.

González, Justo L. For the Healing of the Nations: the Book of Revelation in an Age of Cultural Conflict. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1999. 117p.

Grant, James Ralph. Letters to the Seven Churches: and Other Sermons. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1962. 113p.

Gray, James. A Dissertation on the Book of Revelation: Dedicated to the Author's Friends in America. Newburgh, NY: B. F. Lewis for Robert Gray, 1818. 284p.

Greene, Oliver B. The Revelation: Verse by Verse Study. Greenville, SC: The Gospel Hour, 1963. 543p.

Gregg, Steve, ed. Revelation, Four Views: a Parallel Commentary. Nashville, TN: T. Nelson Publishers, 1997. 528p.

Hailey, Homer. Revelation, an Introduction and Commentary. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1979. 438p.

Harrington, Wilfrid J. The Apocalypse of St. John: a Commentary. London, Dublin: G. Chapman, 1969. 278p.

Hartingsveld, L. van. Revelation: a Practical Commentary. Trans. John Vriend. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1985. 103p.

Heinze, Andre. Johannesapokalypse und johanneische Schriften: Forschungs- und traditionsgeschichtliche Untersuchungen. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 1998. 400p.

Hinds, John Thomas (1866-1938). A Commentary on the Book of Revelation. Nashville: Gospel Advocate Co., 1974. 309p. Reprint of the 1937 ed.

Hoh, Hon S. Risen Lamb, Empowered Saints: the Book of Revelation Made Easy. Hagerstown, MD: Fairmont Books, 2002. 207p.

Hooke, Samuel Henry (1874-1968). Alpha and Omega: a Study in the Pattern of Revelation. Welwyn, Herts: J. Nisbet, 1961. 304p.

Howard, Fred D. 1, 2, & 3 John, Jude, Revelation. Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1982. 152p.

Howard-Brook, Wes, and Anthony Gwyther. Unveiling Empire: Reading Revelation Then and Now. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1999. 313p.

Hughes, Philip Edgcumbe. The Book of the Revelation: a Commentary. Leicester, England: Inter-Varsity Press; Grand Rapids, Eerdmans, 1990. 242p.

Huntingford, Edward. A Practical Interpretation of the Revelation of St. John the Divine. 3d and enlarged ed. London: Bickers, 1900. 438p.

Johannes, de Rupescissa (ca. 1300-1365). Liber Secretorum Eventuum. Eedition critique, traduction et introduction historique, Robert E. Lerner, Christine Morerod-Fattebert. Fribourg, Suisse: Editions universitaires, 1994. 326p. Commentary and translation of text in French; text in original Latin; introduction in English.

Johnson, Alan F. Revelation: Bible Study Commentary. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1983. 220p.

Johnson, Dennis Edward. Triumph of the Lamb: a Commentary on Revelation. Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Pub., 2001. 384p.

Kallas, James G. Revelation: God & Satan in the Apocalypse. Minneapolis: Augsburg, 1973. 128p.

Keener, Craig S. Revelation. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2000. 576p.

Kepler, Thomas Samuel. Dreams of the Future: Daniel and Revelation. London: Lutterworth Press; NY: Abingdon Press, 1963. 94p.
__. The Book of Revelation: a Commentary for Laymen. NY: Oxford University Press, 1957. 232p.

Kistemaker, Simon. Exposition of the Book of Revelation. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2001. 635p.

Kovacs, Judith L., Christopher Rowland. Revelation: the Apocalypse of Jesus Christ. In collaboration with Rebekah Callow. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 2004.

Krodel, Gerhard. Revelation. Minneapolis: Augsburg, 1989. 391p.

Lambrecht, Jan. Collected Studies on Pauline Literature and on the Book of Revelation. Roma: Pontificio Istituto Biblico, 2001. 435p.

Lange, Johann Peter (1802-1884). The Revelation of John. Translated from the German by Evelina Moore. Enlarged and edited by E.R. Craven. NY: Scribner, Armstrong & Co., 1874. 446p.

Lee, Pilchan. The New Jerusalem in the Book of Revelation: a Study of Revelation 21-22 in the Light of Its Background in Jewish Tradition. Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2001. 342p.

Lincoln, William (1825-1888). Lectures on the Book of the Revelation. NY: Revell, 187(?). 254p.

Lioy, Dan. The Book of Revelation in Christological Focus. NY: Peter Lang, 2003.

Lipsey, Plautus Iberus (1865-1947). Revelation: an Interpretation. Jackson, MS: Purser Brothers, 1945. 168p.

Lotz, Anne Graham. The Vision of His Glory: Finding Hope through the Revelation of Jesus Christ. Dallas, TX: Word Pub., 1996. 283p.

Love, Julian Price (b. 1894). John, Jude, Revelation. London: SCM Press, 1960. 128p. Layman's Bible commentary.

Maier, Gerhard. Die Johannesoffenbarung und die Kirche. Tubingen: Mohr, 1981. 676p.

Malina, Bruce J. On the Genre and Message of Revelation: Star Visions and Sky Journeys. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 1995. 317p.

Malina, Bruce J., and John J. Pilch. Social-Science Commentary on the Book of Revelations. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2000. 288p.

Mathewson, David. A New Heaven and a New Earth: the Meaning and Function of the Old Testament in Revelation 21.1-22.5. London; NY: Sheffield Academic Press, 2003. 282p.

Mauro, Philip (1859-1952). Of Things Which Soon Must Come to Pass: a Commentary on the Book of Revelation. Swengel, PA: Reiner Publications, 1971. 623p. Reprint of the 1933 ed. of the work first published in 1925 under title: The Patmos Visions.

Maxwell, Marcus. Revelation. NY: Doubleday, 1998. 207p.

Mazzaferri, Frederick David. The Genre of the Book of Revelation from a Source-Critical Perspective. Berlin; NY: De Gruyter, 1988. 486p.

McBride, Alfred. The Second Coming of Jesus: Meditation and Commentary on the Book of Revelation. Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor, 1993. 180p.

McDonough, Sean M. YHWH at Patmos: Rev. 1:4 in its Hellenistic and Early Jewish Setting. Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1999. 276p.

Michaels, J. Ramsey, D. Stuart Briscoe, and Haddon Robinson, eds. Revelation. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1997. 265p.

Milligan, William (1821-1893). Discussions on the Apocalypse. London: Macmillan, 1893. 290p. Originally published in the year 1886, in the form of Appendices to the Author's Baird Lectures on the 'Revelation of St. John.'
__. The Revelation of St. John. 2d ed. London; NY: Macmillan, 1887. 345p.
__. Lectures on the Apocalypse. 3rd ed. London: Macmillan, 1892. 239p. Originally published 1885 in the volume The revelation of St. John.

Morgan, George Campbell (1863-1945). A First Century Message to Twentieth Century Christians: Addresses on the Letters to the Seven Churches of Asia. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1980. 217p. Reprinted from 1902 edition issued by Fleming H. Revell.

Morris, Henry Madison. The Revelation Record: a Scientific and Devotional Commentary on the Book of Revelation. CA: Creation-Life Publishers, 1983. 521p.

Morris, Leon. The Book of Revelation: an Introduction and Commentary. 2nd ed., Rev. ed. Leicester, England: InterVarsity; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1987. 256p.
__. The Revelation of St. John: an Introduction and Commentary. London: Tyndale P., 1969. 263p.

Mounce, Robert H. The Book of Revelation. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1977. 426p., Rev. ed. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998. 439p.

Moyise, Steve. The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation. Sheffield, Eng.: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995. 173p.

Newell, William R. (d. 1956). Revelation Chapter-by-Chapter: a Classic Devotional Commentary. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Classics, 1994. 393p. Originally published: The book of the Revelation. Chicago: Grace Publications, 1935.

Newman, Robert C. Greco-Roman Symbolism in the Book of Revelation. Paper presented at the Eastern Regional Conference meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Lynchburg, VA, April 7, 2000. 11p.

Newport, John. The Lion and the Lamb. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1986.

Nicholas, of Lyra (ca. 1270-1349). Nicholas of Lyra’s Apocalypse Commentary. Trans. with an notes by Philip D.W. Krey. Kalamazoo, MI: Published for TEAMS by Medieval Institute Publications, 1997. 238p.

North, Stafford. Unlocking Revelation. Nashville, TN: 21st Century Christian, 2003.

OEcumenius, bp. of Tricca. The Complete Commentary of Oecumenius on the Apocalypse. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1928. Herman Charles Hoskier, ed. 263p.

Orr, Robert Wallace. Victory Pageant: a Commentary on the Book of Revelation Based on the Revised Standard Version. Trans. from the Urdu. London: Pickering and Inglis, 1972. 167p. Written for readers in India and Pakistan, and first published in Urdu in 1967.

Pattemore, Stephen. The People of God in the Apocalypse: Discourse, Structure, and Exegesis. NY: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Perkins, Pheme. The Book of Revelation. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1983. 93p.

Pieters, Albertus (1869-1955). The Lamb, the Woman and the Dragon: an Exposition of the Revelation of St. John. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Church Press, 1946. 367p.

Poythress, Vern S. “Counterfeiting in the Book of Revelation as a Perspective on Non-Christian Culture.” Paper presented at the 1995 annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Nov. 18, 1995, Philadelphia, PA. 11p.

Prigent, Pierre. Commentary on the Apocalypse of St. John. Trans. from French by Wendy Pradels. Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2001. 717p.

Ramsay, William Mitchell, Sir (1851-1939). The Letters to the Seven Churches of Asia: and Their Place in the Plan of the Apocalypse. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1904; Grand Rapids: Baker, 1963. 446p.

Rdpple, Eva Maria. The Metaphor of the City in the Apocalypse of John. NY: P. Lang, 2004.

Reddish, Mitchell Glenn. Revelation. Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys, 2001. 472p.

Rice, John R. “Behold, He Cometh!”: A Verse-by-Verse Commentary on the Book of Revelation. Murfreesboro, TN: Sword of the Lord Publishers, 1977. 348p.

Richard, Pablo. Apocalypse: a People’s Commentary on the Book of Revelation. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1995. 184p.

Rissi, Mathias. The Future of the World; an Exegetical Study of Revelation 19.11-22.15. Naperville, IL: A. R. Allenson, 1972. 120p.

Roberts, J. W. The Revelation to John: the Apocalypse. Austin, TX: Sweet Pub. Co., 1974. 203p.

Roloff, Jürgen. The Revelation of John. Trans. J.E. Alsup. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1993. 275p.

Rossetti, Christina Georgina (1830-1894). Reflected Lights from “The Face of the Deep.” Selected and arranged by W. M. L. Jay. NY: E.P. Dutton, 1899. 251p. Devotional poems and miscellaneous selections forming mainly a commentary on the Book of Revelations.

Rossing, Barbara R. The Choice Between Two Cities: Whore, Bride, and Empire in the Apocalypse. Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 1999. 180p. Harvard theological studies.

Royalty, Robert M. The Streets of Heaven: the Ideology of Wealth in the Apocalypse of John. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1998. 292p.

Ruckman, Peter S. The Book of Revelation. Pensacola, FL: Bible Baptist Bookstore, 1970. 608p.

Rusten, E. Michael. A Critical Evaluation of Dispensational Interpretations of the Book of Revelation. 743p. Doctoral thesis, New York University. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International, 1977.

Ryrie, Charles Caldwell. Revelation. Chicago: Moody Press, 1996. 152p.

Schick, Eduard. The Revelation of St. John. Trans. Werner Kruppa. NY: Crossroad, 1981. 2 vols.

Schonfield, Hugh Joseph. Saints Against Caesar, the Rise and Reactions of the First Christian Community, with the Book of Revelation in a New Translation with Commentary. London: Macdonald, 1948. 286p. 3rd volume of the author’s trilogy on the rise of Christianity, the previous volumes being Jesus: a Biography, and The Jew of Tarsus.

Schüssler Fiorenza, Elisabeth. Invitation to the Book of Revelation: a Commentary on the Apocalypse with Complete Text from the Jerusalem Bible. Garden City, NY: Image Books, 1981. 223p.

Scott, Thomas Lucas (1834-1908). The Visions of the Apocalypse and Their Lessons. London: Skeffington & Son, 1893. 341p.

Scott, Walter (1838-1933). Exposition of the Revelation of Jesus Christ. 4th ed. London: Pickering & Inglis, n.d. 456p.

Seiss, J. A. The Apocalypse: Lectures on the Book of Revelation. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1970.

Shaw, Robert. Prophecies of Daniel and Revelation Developed in the History of Christendom: a Treatise which Seems to Indicate a Law Underlying the Life of Man by Which the Events of His History Come About. St. Louis: Nixon-Jones Printing Co., 1892. 676p.

Smith, Frederick George (1880-1947). The Revelation Explained; a Commentary on the Apocalypse of St. John. 11th ed. Anderson, IN: Gospel trumpet company, 1943. 322p.

Smith, Jacob Brubaker (1870-1951). A Revelation of Jesus Christ: a Commentary on the Book of Revelation. Edited by J. Otis Yoder. Introd. by Merrill C. Tenney. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1961. 369p.

Spargimino, Larry. No Uncertain Future. Oklahoma City, OK: Heartstone, 1994. 152p.

Spatafora, Andrea. From the Temple of God to God as the Temple: a Biblical Theological Study of the Temple in the Book of Revelation. Roma: Pontificia universit gregoriana, 1997. 338p.

Spurgeon, Charles Haddon (1834-1892). C.H. Spurgeon's Sermons on the Book of Revelation. Selected and edited by Chas. T. Cook. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1962. 256p.

Steiner, Rudolf (1861-1925). Apokalypse des Johannes: ein zyklus von zwolf vortragen mit einem einleitenden offentlichen vortrag gehalten in Nurnberg vom 17. bis 30. Juni 1908. Dornach/Schweiz: Verlag der Rudolf Steiner-Nachlassverwaltung, 1962. 263p.

Steinhauser, Kenneth B. The Apocalypse Commentary of Tyconius: a History of its Reception and Influence. Frankfurt am Main; NY: P. Lang, 1987. 430p. Doctoral Thesis, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg im Breigau, 1986. 430p. Ticonius, 4th cent. Commentarius in Apocalypsin.

Stevenson, Gregory. Power and Place: Temple and Identity in the Book of Revelation. NY: Walter de Gruyter, 2001. 368p.

Steyn, Frank G. Revelation: Door of Hope. Chillicothe, OH: Logos Books, 2003.

Stoffel, Ernest Lee. The Dragon Bound: the Revelation Speaks to Our Time. Atlanta, GA: John Knox Press, 1981. 117p.

Talbot, Louis Thompson (1889-1976). The Revelation of Jesus Christ: an Exposition on the Book of Revelation. 2d ed., rev. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1937. 254p.

Taylor, Preston A. Revelation: Past, Present, Future. Foreword by Rudy Hernandez. Big Wells, TX: Inspiration Books, 1989. 290p.

Tenney, Merrill Chapin. The Book of Revelation. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1963. 116p.

Thomas, Aquinas, Saint (1225-1274). Diui Thomae Aquinatis In Beati Ioannis Apocalypsim expositio. Florentiae: Apud Laurentium Torrentinum, 1549. 654p. Each section of the commentary is preceded by the Vulgate version of the pertinent chapter of Revelation.

Thomas, Robert L. Revelation 8-22: an Exegetical Commentary. Chicago: Moody Press, 1995. 690p.

Thompson, Leonard L. Revelation. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 1998. 207p. Abingdon New Testament commentaries.

Ticonius (4th cent.). The Turin fragments of Tyconius' Commentary on Revelation. Eedited by Francesco Lo Bue. Cambridge, England: University Press, 1963. 198p.

Tucker, Walter Leon (1871-1934). Studies in Revelation: an Expositional Commentary. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1980. 390p. Reprint of the 1935 ed.

Turner, William L. Making sense of the Revelation: a Clear Message of Hope. Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys, 2000. 136p.

Visser, Derk. Apocalypse as Utopian Expectation (800-1500): the Apocalypse Commentary of Berengaudus of Ferrières and the Relationship between Exegesis, Liturgy, and Iconography. Leiden; NY: E.J. Brill, 1996. 239p.

Walhout, Edwin. Revelation Down to Earth: Making Sense of the Apocalypse of John. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2000. 254p.

Wall, Robert W. Revelation. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 1991. 295p.

Wallace, Foy Esco. The Book of Revelation: Consisting of a Commentary on the Apocalypse of the New Testament. Nashville: F.E. Wallace Publications, 1966. 477p.

Webber, Edward Frederick. A Study in the Revelation. Fort Dodge, IA: Walterick, 19(??).220p.

Weber, Hans Ruedi. The Way of the Lamb: Christ in the Apocalypse: Lenten Meditations. Geneva: WCC Publications, 1988. 58p.

Westendorp, John. Revelation: a Commentary. Freeman, SD: Pine Hill, 1996. 204p.

Wilcox, S. Michael. Who Shall Be Able to Stand?: Finding Personal Meaning in the Book of Revelation. Salt Lake City, UT: Deseret Book, 2003. 338p.

Williams, John. The Illustrated Beatus [d. 798]: a Corpus of the Illustrations of the Commentary on the Apocalypse. London: Harvey Miller, 1994-2002. 4 vols.


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