Symbolism: Apocalyptic Language of the Bible
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Welcome to Biblos Foundation’s New Online eCourse
The word “apocalypse” in Greek (apokalypsis) means “a revealing, an uncovering, or an unveiling.” This eCourse will look in depth at specific chapters in two apocalyptic books of the Bible: Daniel and Revelation. We will ask: Why does the author use this particular literary style? Do these writings envision the end of the world as we know it? If not, then what do they envision? Why use symbolic language if the goal is to unveil or reveal? We will explore these symbolic narratives and seek to gain an inspired understanding of their relevance for us today.
What to expect from this eCourse:
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- The course material will be organized by weeks, and each week will be listed: “Week 1,” “Week 2,” and so forth.
- Each week will have 2-5 talks by Kristy (each between 15-30 minutes in length).
- In addition to the talks, each week will have corresponding “Study Questions,” along with any related Christian Science articles, plus any other relevant study resources specifically geared towards enhancing this course.
- It is important to remember that even though this is a self-study course, Kristy is more than happy to answer questions, so please feel free to email her or call her to discuss your questions: toll-free 888-524-2567or 636-220-4380.
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