Demystifying the Book of Revelation

Episode 54: Demystifying the Book of Revelation

In our second episode on apocalyptic literature, we look at the book of Revelation. As the source of a lot of confusion (and a lot of bad modern ‘prophecy’) Revelation can feel like a strange ending to the biblical narrative. But a closer look at the ancient historical circumstances of the early church can help shed light on the wild imagery of John’s apocalypse, bringing a message that’s still relevant for followers of Jesus today.

Some resources to get started on Revelation:
Richard Bauckham – The Theology of the Book of Revelation
Gordon Fee – Revelation
Michael Gorman – Reading Revelation Responsibly
N. T. Wright – Revelation for Everyone

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