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Publications by Ian Boxall



Discovering Matthew: Content, Interpretation, Reception (London: SPCK, 2014).



Patmos in the Reception History of the Apocalypse (Oxford Theology and Religion Monograph series; Oxford: Oxford University Press 2013).


Take and Read: the Gospel of Luke (Stoke on Trent: Alive Publishing, 2009).


SCM Studyguide to New Testament Interpretation (London: SCM 2007).





SCM Studyguide to the Books of the New Testament (London: SCM 2007).



The Revelation of St John (Black’s New Testament Commentaries; London: Continuum/Peabody MA: Hendrickson 2006).



Revelation: Vision and Insight (London: SPCK 2002).

Recent Articles and Book Chapters

"In Search of John's Island: Patmos in Botticelli and Burgkmair" in the online journal Relegere: Studies in Religion and Reception 3/1 (2013) 25-39. 


"Riding White Horses: An Intertextual Study of Rev. 6:1-2 in the Light of its Reception History," in Poetik und Intertextualität in der Apokalypse/Poetics and Intertextuality in the Book of Revelation, ed. T. Nicklas, S. Alkier and T. Hieke (WUNT I; Mohr Siebeck, forthcoming).


"Patmos as Holy Place," in Holy Places in the Bible and its World, ed. M. Wolter and J. Flebbe (Leiden: Brill, forthcoming).


"Tracing Patmos Through the Centuries: Reflections on a Reception-Historical Study of Rev. 1:9," in What is This Thing Called Reception History? ed. W.J. Lyons and E. England (London: Continuum, 2013).


"Reception History," in The New Cambridge History of the Bible: Volume 4, ed. J. Riches (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).


"From the Apocalypse of John to the Johannine ‘Apocalypse in Reverse’: Intimations of Apocalyptic and the Quest for a Relationship," in John’s Gospel and Intimations of Apocalyptic, ed. C. Rowland and C. Williams (London: Continuum, 2013).


"Reading the Apocalypse: the Interpreter’s Challenge," Scripture Bulletin (July 2012), pp. 56-67.


(with Christopher Rowland) "Tyconius and Bede on Violent Texts in the Apocalypse," in Ancient Christian Interpretations of “Violent Texts” in the Apocalypse, ed. J. Verheyden, T. Nicklas & A. Merkt (NTOA; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2011), pp. 161-179.


"Who Rides the White Horse? Truth and Deception in the Book of Revelation," Scripture Bulletin (July 2011), pp. 76-88.


"Preaching Luke’s Gospel: Some Insights from John Henry Newman," Scripture Bulletin (July 2010), pp. 63-74.


"Jesus in the Apocalypse," in The Blackwell Companion to Jesus, ed. D. Burkett (Malden MA, Oxford and Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010), pp. 119-126.


"Reading the Apocalypse on the Island of Patmos," Scripture Bulletin (January 2010), pp. 22-33.


"Luke’s Nativity Story: A Narrative Reading," in New Perspectives on the Nativity, ed. J. Corley (London and New York: Continuum, 2009), pp. 23-36.


"Exile, Prophet, Visionary: Ezekiel’s Influence on the Book of Revelation," in The Book of Ezekiel and Its Influence, ed. H.J. de Jonge and J. Tromp (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007), pp. 147-164.