Tag Archives: Revelation

Introducing the Book of Revelation and Apocalyptic Literature

By Michael J. Kok This is part of my classroom lectures handouts
The impact of apocalyptic thought in popular culture: Left Behind Series

The origins of the pre-tribulation rapture in the dispensationalist system of Charles Nelson Darby (1800-1882) and popularized by the Scofield Reference Bible. A scholarly form of progressive dispensationalism is best represented at Dallas …read more

Elaine Pagels on The Influence of the Book of Revelation on Modern Conceptions of Evil

By Daniel N. Gullotta Originally posted on Biblical Studies Online:Professor Elaine Pagels (Princeton University) delivered a talk on April 11, 2014, at the Facing History and Ourselves’ Day of Learning, “Confronting Evil in Individuals and Societies”. Pagels explains that many interpretations of evil throughout history are inspired by the Book of Revelation, and she …read more

Elaine Pagels on The Influence of the Book of Revelation on Modern Conceptions of Evil

By Deane Professor Elaine Pagels (Princeton University) delivered a talk on April 11, 2014, at the Facing History and Ourselves’ Day of Learning, “Confronting Evil in Individuals and Societies”.
Pagels explains that many interpretations of evil throughout history are inspired by the Book of Revelation, and she uses artistic depictions to describe the …read more

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