7.2 APOCALYPSES- Enoch's Dream Visions.ppt - 1ENOCH DREAM...

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1ENOCH: DREAM VISIONS DREAM VISIONS
Apocalypse (literary genre)
Enoch’s First Dream Vision 1 Enoch 83–84 (pp. 116–119) Revelatory framework Explicit audiences: “in the world of the story” Implicit audiences: outside the world of the story Scribalism SOME THEMES: Chastity Dreams Wisdom and hidden things
Temporal axis CONTENT Judgment day(s) The end of the world LITERARY FEATURES Typology: pre-figuring (theology ) Ex eventu prophecy
Spatial axis Angelic origin of evil Judgment of whole cosmos, not just local Astronomy Portrayal of God: political, royal, judge Remnant, sectarianism
The Books of 1 Enoch in order of composition date
ENOCH’s DREAM VISIONS 1Enoch chs. 83-90 First Vision, 1Enoch chs. 83-84
ENOCH’S FIRST DREAM VISION Chs. 83-84
CHAPTER 84 (Narrative of First Vision, continued)
End of Enoch’s prayer
Enoch’s Second Dream Vision: The Animal Apocalypse chs. 85-90
for next time: Allegorical key to the Animal Apocalypse Owner/Lord of the sheep = God Stars = watchers

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