1. “Seven Promises to those who Overcome: Aspects of Genesis 2-3 in the Seven Letters.” Richard D. Draper and Donald W. Parry. TTE:121-142.

    • Compares the promises made to the faithful in Revelation 2:7, 11, 17, 26-28, 3:5, and 12 with the events and symbolism in the Garden of Eden.
    • FARMS link. (Import my copy.)
  2. Matthew J. Grey, “Becoming as a Little Child: Elements of Ritual Rebirth in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity.” Studia Antiqua: The Journal of the Student Society for Ancient Studies Vol. 1 Num. 1, Fall 2001. 63-85.

    • Discusses washing, anointing, clothing, and naming as early Christian and Jewish rituals of rebirth.
    • Available soon from their website.
  3. Bruce H. Porter and Stephen D. Ricks, “Names in Antiquity: Old, New, and Hidden.” – BSAF 1:501-522.

  4. Truman Madsen, “‘Putting on the Names’: A Jewish-Christian Legacy.” – BSAF 1:458-482.

  5. Lisle Brown, “Begotten Sons and Daughters unto God: The Importance of Names and Naming in the Gospel” unpublished paper no longer available.

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