How to Spot an Allusion

In this post, I am going to outline a methodology for finding allusions in the Scriptures proposed by Dale Allison in The New Moses: A Matthean Typology. This post will outline a few details from his book with a few emendations of my own.

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Perhaps I’ve read too many books about the Revelation and I’m hitting a wall. I’ve just started reading my third commentary of the year and, surprise, surprise, it’s another book talking about the history of interpretation of Revelation mostly focusing on today’s readings of the book. Boring. I want a book on Revelation that deals with the way that the early Church up through the Reformation read it for once. Please?