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
Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2
Unit Discipline: New Testament
Delivery Mode: Face to Face
Proposing College: Catholic Theological CollegeShow when this Unit is running
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.
BS1001C and BS1002C or equivalent
Lecture and workshop
2,000 workshop paper
2,000 word essay
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