8.3 Interp of Rev

8.3 Interp of Rev - 1 INTERPRETATIONS OF REVELATION Main...

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INTERPRETATIONS OF REVELATION Main emphasis Main audience Would the original audience have gotten the point? Prophetic/ Futurist Prophecy of People living NO the "end times" immediately before the return of Christ Prophetic/ Prediction of all People living NO anti-Catholic events of church immediately before history through time the return of Christ Idealist Eternal struggle All people of all times YES between good and evil Historical- Encouragement of Christians living in YES Critical the first-century the province of Asia church in Asia in the late first century A.D. 1. Prophetic/futurist. Nothing in Revelation after chapter 3 has happened yet. It is a literal prediction of events that will occur right before Christ’s return. Everything can be correlated with current world events in order to predict the time of the return of Christ. This dispensationalist version of this approach is the method used by Tim LaHaye (the "left behind" series of novels) Hal Lindsey (Late Great Planet Earth
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course REL 1310 taught by Professor Holleyman during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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