Resources for Daniel and the Apocalypse



A short abstract on Bar Kochba and an introduction to PRITA
(Pattern Recognition in the Apocalypse):

The Shema and Bar Kochba: the false messiah and 666,March 2018,1-9 PDF download



The full book, Pattern Recognition in the Apocalypse (PRITA),
Biblaridion Media, 2018, 695 pages PDF download



A short abstract and introduction to "God is Judge"

Daniel and Temple theology,March 2018,1-4 PDF download



The full book God is Judge (GIJ): A commentary on the book of Daniel
The PDF version does not contain the Addendum, "Cyrus in the book of Isaiah"

The Addendum is on-line (html version) see the Table of Contents (TOC) for God is Judge PDF download



A new CommentaryDark Sayings (DS): The contextualization of Wisdom Literature in the 7th and 8th Centuries:
An Inter-textual and Stylometric approach to the book of Proverbs
(Including a précis of Canticles, Qohleth and Job)
For a description of the contents see here Select the PDF icon for a direct download of Dark Sayings PDF download



The Jewish Revolts


The Jewish Revolts Against Rome,A.D. 66–135: A Military Analysis
McFarland & Company, Inc.,1939, reprint 2010
James J. Bloom PDF download



The 2nd Jewish Revolt:Cassius Dio Revisited -HST499 Senior Seminar
JP Johnson PDF download



Are There any new factors concerning the Bar-Kokhba revolt?
Studia Antiqua et Archaeologica XVIII, 2012, 161-193

Menham Mor PDF download



The Question of the Conquest of Jerusalem by the Bar Kokhba rebels May 2006
Yehoshua Zlotnik PDF download



Jewish Followers of Jesus and the Bar Kokhba Revolt:
Reexamining the Christian Sources

Isaac W. Oliver PDF download


Rome and Parthia:
Power politics and diplomacy across cultural frontiers
(2005), CEWCES Research Papers,Paper 10
Ferguson, R . James PDF download


Interchangeability of Babylon/Assyria


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Babylon and Assyria used interchangeably
Isaiah, (CMPA Birmingham, 1st edition 1988, reprint 2000): 195-198

H.A. Whittaker PDF download



Observations on Babylon/Assyria
Author of the commentary series Isaiah 40-46, Isaiah 49-57, Isaiah 58-66, (Willow Publications)

Andrew Perry PDF download



Bel and Nebo and the man from the East
Is Deutero-Isaiah (40-55) later in origin than the preceding chapters? Is Cyrus read into the text?

Paul Wyns PDF download



Babylon as a Name for other’ cities including Nineveh:
Proceedings of the 51 St Recontre Assriologique Internationale (2005)(eds., R. Briggs, ).
Myers, M. Roth, University of Chicago,2008): 25-33

Stephanie Dailey, University of Oxford PDF download


The Jewish Calendar, Sabbaticals and Seder Olam


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Seder Olam and the Sabbaticals associated with the two Destructions of Jerusalem:

Rodger C. Young PDF download



The Seder Olam Rabbah- Why Jewish Dating is Different
Appendix G

James Ussher PDF download



Chronomessianism: The timing of messianic movements and the calendar of Sabbatical cycles
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati

Ben Zion Wacholder PDF download



The Sabbath and Jubilee Cycle
Volume One of the Series on Ancient World Chronology: A Historical Study

Qadesh La Yahweh Press Second Edition 1995 PDF download




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A Critical review of the continuous historical interpretation
Summarised from Apocalypse for Everyman

A.D. Norris PDF download



Did Domitian Persecute Christians?
Ogden’s Biblical Resources and BibleWorld,March, 1999

Arthur M. Ogden and Ferrell Jenkins PDF download



A Fresh Look at Ezekiel’s Temple
Critique of a literal reading

Harry Whittaker PDF download



Russia in Ezekiel 38
Critique of the traditional view
CEJBI, Vol. 11, No. 1, Jan 2017, pp.56-62.
Paul Wyns PDF download


Early Christianity and Judaism


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Studies in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity
Brill, Leiden:Boston,2014, Excerpt chapter 15

Pieter W. van der Horst PDF download



The pre-70 Diaspora in The Ancient Synagogue:
The First Thousand Years, (Yale University Press, 2000), 115-116

Lee I. Levine PDF download



Rabbinic and Other Judaisms, from 70 to ca. 250 (Chapter 14):
Judaism, Christianity and Islam, to the Beginnings of Modern Civilization

Robert Drews
Complete Coursebook Access here
Chapter Fourteen PDF download



First Century Expectations:
The imminent return of Christ
CEJBI, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2014

Paul Wyns PDF download



Wickedness in Shinar
Rabbinic Judaism established in Babylon
CEJBI, Vol 4, No. 1, 2010
Paul Wyns PDF download



The Role of the Birkath Haminim in Early Jewish-Christian Relations:
A Reexamination of the Evidence

Philip L. Mayo, North Central University PDF download



The First Century Background of James
CEJBI, Vol. 10, No. 3, Jul 2016, pp.,36-54

P. Wyns PDF download



Jewish Believers in Jesus:TheEarly Centuries
Jewish Christians—History—Early church,ca.30-600.
eds., Oskar Skarsaune and Reidar Hvalvik, HendricksonPublishers,Inc .,2007
Complete book PDF download



The Destruction of the second temple and the composition of the Fourth Gospel
TRINJ 26NS (2005) 205-242
Andreas J. Köstenberger PDF download


Articles related to understanding the Apocalypse


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Appraising the Myth of Nero Redivius in the Interpretation of Revelation
Andrews University Seminary Studies(AUSS) V ol. 46. Iss. 2 (2008)

Sigve Tonstad PDF download



The Condition of the seven Churches in Before Jerusalem Fell (Excerpt)
Dating the Book of Revelation: An Exegetical and Historical Argument for a Pr’e-A.D. 70 Composition,
(Dominion Press, 1989), pages 318-330

Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. PDF download
Complete book here



Dating the Seven Churches excerpt from John A. T. Robinson (Excerpt)
Redating the New Testament (1976)

John A. T. Robinson PDF download
Complete Book here



The Destination and Purpose of the Fourth Gospel
CEJBI, Vol. 3. No. 2. Apr 2009, pp., 2-11

Paul WynsPDF download



The Importance of the Ecclesia at Ephesus
CEJBI, Vol. 6, No. 3, Jul 2012 , pp.,12-19

Paul WynsPDF download



The Fourth Gospel and Revelation
CEJBI, Vol. 3. No. 3. Jul 2009, pp., 39-55

Paul WynsPDF download



The Influence of Daniel upon the Structure and Theology of John’s Apocalypse
JETS 2714 (December 1984): 413-423

G. K. Beale PDF download



A partial Preterist understanding of Revelation 12-13
-in intertextual perspective,
Diss.,Rand Aftikaans University, 2003

Young Mog Song PDF download



The Use of the Old Testament in the book of Revelation
Diss.,University of Birmingham, 1993

Steve Moyise PDF download



The Lord's day of Revelation 1:10 in the current debate
Andrews University Seminary Studies, Vol. 49, No. 2, 261-284.

Ranko Stefanovic PDF download



The Feast of Tabernacles and The Book of Revelation
Andrews University Seminary Studies, Autumn 2000, Vol. 38, No. 2, 245-268

Edwin Reynold PDF download



The Restoration of Israel: Ezekiel 36-39 in Early Jewish Interpretation:
A textual-comparative study of the oldest extant Hebrew and Greek manuscripts

Diss., Murdoch University, 2006
Stewart Crane PDF download



Review:The War between the Two Beasts and the Two Witnessess:
A Chiastic Reading of Revelation 11.1–14.5
Library of New Testament Studies 283
London: T&T Clark, 2005.

Siew, Antonius King Wai (reviewed by P. Wyns) PDF download



Charts on the Book of Revelation(Excerpt 32 pages):
Literary, Historical, and Theological Perspectives
Kregel Publications 2007

Mark Wilson PDF download


REVELATION: A Shorter Commentary(Excerpt 52 pages)
WilliamB. EerdmansPublishingCompany GrandRapids, Michigan/ Cambridge, U.K.

G. K. Beale with David H. Campbell PDF download



The Purpose of Symbolism in the Book of Revelation
CTJ41 (2006): 53-66

Gregory K. Beale PDF download



Temple Imagery and Liturgy in the Apocalypse
CEJBI,Vol. 5 No. 4 Oct 2011,pp.,26-31

Paul Wyns PDF download



Revelation 11:1-13: History of Interpretation
Diss, DPhil St. John's college,2004

Seth Turner PDF download



The Two Witnesses of Revelation 11:1-13:
Arguments, Issues of Interpretation, and a Way Forward

Dissertations. Paper 1616 (2016)

Brown, Ian R. PDF download



Marriage and Divorce in the Herodian Family:
A Case Study of Diversity in Late Second Temple Judaism

Diss., Duke University,2009

Ingrid Johanne Moen PDF download



The Babylonian Woe: A Study of the Origin of Certain Banking Practices
A Study of the Origin of Certain Banking Practices,
and of their effect on the events of Ancient History,
written in the light of the Present Day.

David Astle PDF download



666 or 616 (Rev . 13, 18)
Bulletin of Biblical Studies, 19, July-December 2000,77-83
Michael, MG PDF download



Observations on 666 in the Old Testament
Bulletin of Biblical Studies, 18,January-June 1999, 33-39
Michael, MG PDF download



The Shema and Bar Kochba:
the false messiah and 666,March 2018,1-9
P. Wyns PDF download



The time is fulfilled: Jesus and the Jubilee
First published SJT 53.1, (2000), pp.22-32
Margaret Barker PDF download



The Markan Apocalypse:
The Core of the Christian Message inThe Light of its Background in Daniel

A Journal from the Radical Reformation, Spring 1992, Vol. 1, No. 3
Anthony Buzzard,M.A. (Oxon.), M.A.Th PDF download



Replacement Theology and the Apocalypse
Does the church replace the nation of Israel?

Biblaridion media
P. Wyns PDF download


Old Testament


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Excerpt on Isaiah,
Dating the Old Testament, ( RJ Communications,2007):246-252

Craig Davis PDF download



The Harlotry of Israel
CEJBI, Vol. 6, No. 3, Jul 2012

P. Wyns PDF download



El Shadday
CEJBI, Vol. 3. No. 1. Jan 2009

P. Wyns PDF download



Psalm 89
CEJBI, Vol. 4. No. 2, 2010

P. Wyns PDF download




Psalm 82
P. Wyns PDF download



Where the Vultures Gather
CEJBI, Vol. 4. No., 3., 2010,pp.,2-10

P. Wyns PDF download



An Intertextual Analysis of Ezekiel 38 (Part 1)
CEJBI,Vol.10, No.4, Oct 2016

P. Wyns PDF download



Ezekiel 38-39, Stylometric Analysis (Part 3)
CEJBI,Vol. 11, No. 2, Apr 2017

P. Wyns PDF download


Wrestling with God;
Jacob as a paradigm for the nation of Israel,

P. Wyns PDF download


Desire in Genesis part 1;
The desire of Cain and the desire of Eve,

P. Wyns PDF download


Desire in Genesis part 2;
The desire of Cain and the desire of Eve,

P. Wyns PDF download


Psalm 22
CEJBI, Vol. 10, No.2, Apr 2016

P. Wyns PDF download


Psalm 2
CEJBI, Vol. 1, No.1, Jan 2007

P. Wyns PDF download



Solomon as the “Son of God”
CEJBI, Vol 3, No. 4, 2009

P. Wyns PDF download



Daniel and Temple Theology
March 2018

P. Wyns PDF download



Qoheleth: Ecclesiastes Part 1
P. Wyns PDF download



Qoheleth: Ecclesiastes Part 2
P. Wyns PDF download



Qoheleth: Ecclesiastes Part 3
P. Wyns PDF download



Day of Atonement


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Articles on the Day of Atonement
CEJBI, Vol. 1. No. 3. July 2007, pp.16-31

Paul Wyns PDF download



The Day of Atonement in the Late Second Temple Period:
Sadducees’ High Priests, Pharisees’ Norms, and Qumranites’ Calendar(s)

The Review of Rabbinic Judaism 14 (2011) 71–91
Isaac Kalimi PDF download



The Temple


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The Role of the Temple in the Herodian Economy:
Sadducees’ High Priests, Pharisees’ Norms, and Qumranites’ Calendar(s)

(The Israel Museum Jerusalem) in Journal of Jewish Studies, JJS 31-37,1987
Magen Broshi PDF download



The Pilgrimage Economy of Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period
in Jerusalem: Its Sanctity and Centrality to Judaism Christianity, and Islam

ed. Lee. I. Levine; New York: Continuum, 1999, 69—76
Martin Goodman PDF download



The Temple and the Church’s Mission
The Temple and the Church’s Mission

ed. Lee. I. Levine; New York: Continuum, 1999, 69—76
IVP, Apollos, 2005
G. K. Beale (Complete book) PDF download



The New Testament in Excel


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The New Testament in Excel
A searchable Excel sheet with New Testament (KJV)

with searchable Strong code
produces statistics on the Greek root word - displays results per book.