variation witnessed in its early manuscripts provides a windfall of information pertaining to another burgeoning field of study: receptionhistory.
The following discussion identifies the features of Revelation’s textual tradition that offer reception-historical insight. I argue that, in addition to the
99 N. Klancher / Biblical Interpretation 21 (2013) 99-129 A Genealogy for ReceptionHistory Nancy Klancher Bridgewater College, USA firstname.lastname@example.org Abstract Receptionhistory, as a subfield of Biblical Studies, is often defined as a new method- ological paradigm, categorically
Reception history has emerged over the last decades as a rapidly growing domain of research, entertaining a notable methodological diversity. Authoritative Texts and Reception History samples that diversity, offering a collection of essay that discuss various reception-historical issues, from a plurality of perspectives, across several fields: Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Pseudepigrapha and the Dead Sea Scrolls, New Testament, early and late-antique Christianity. While furthering specific discussions in their specific fields, the contributions included here—authored by both established and emerging scholars—illustrate just how wide the umbrella of ‘reception history’ can be, and the varied range of topics, concerns and approaches it can accommodate.