This unit will investigate the context, symbolism and interpretation of the Book of Revelation in relation to biblical and extra biblical apocalyptic literature. The major focus will be the critical study of the text and exegesis of selected passages in context, engaging contemporary scholarship. This unit will explore the Christology, eschatology and ecclesiology of the book of Revelation with a view to the insights it has for today.

Unit Code: BN2310C

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: New Testament

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catholic Theological College

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Learning Outcomes


Identify the content and structure of the book of Revelation within the biblical and extra biblical apocalyptic literature.


Discuss the main theological issues of the book of Revelation, its Christology, eschatology and ecclesiology


Explain important symbols of the book of Revelation and its specific literary forms


Undertake exegetical study and development of a particular theological theme of the text.

Unit sequence

BS1001C and BS1002C or equivalent


Lecture and workshop


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)

2,000 workshop paper

0 50.0

2,000 word essay

0 50.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2013

Unit Record last updated: 2019-03-26 13:43:11 +1100