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BIBLE AS LITERATURE Apocalyptic Literature 4/26/10
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Administrative Last week I Don’t leave me now… I Don’t forget to read. . Quiz 8 on Friday I End of class I Lecture HEAVY Check compass I Exam threads I Grades, grades, grades
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Christology 101: The Gospels A Theological Portrait
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Who/what is Jesus? Martyr-Messiah Issue: Defining Messiah Co-equal to the Father; Lamb of God Issue: Belief in Jesus and the divisions caused by such belief Mark John
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Who/what is Jesus? Messiah; Righteous Teacher Issue: How to interpret the Torah Prophet-martyr; foundation of the Christian Church Issue: Account for the origins of Early Church and its universal foundation Matthew Luke-Acts
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Defining a genre Apocalyptic Literature
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Terminology “Apocalypse” I Gk. Apokalyptō/apokalypsis: “unveil/unveiling” Latin revelaro/revelatio: “reveal/revealing” Distinguish between Apocalypse and Apocalyptic worldview
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Definition of Apocalypse: “a genre of revelatory literature with a narrative framework, in which a revelation is mediated by an otherworldly being to a human recipient, disclosing a transcendent reality which is both temporal , insofar as it envisages eschatological
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course RLST 101 taught by Professor Layton,r during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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