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: BN3310C
Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3
Unit Discipline: New Testament
Delivery Mode: Face to Face
Proposing College: Catholic Theological CollegeShow when this Unit is running
Critically construct the context of the Book of Revelation within the biblical and extra biblical apocalyptic literature, engaging contemporary scholarly debates
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 of a particular theological theme or passage of the text, demonstrating skill with interpretive tools and engagement with the principal secondary literature of the unit.
Reflect theologically upon the Book of Revelation elucidating its meaning for the church today.
Two Biblical Studies units at second level
Lecture and workshop
2,500 workshop paper
2,500 word essay
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Jun, 2013
Unit Record last updated: 2019-03-26 13:42:27 +1100