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Apocalyptic Dimension of Early Christianity

Lecture no. 3 from the course: The Apocalypse: Controversies and Meaning in Western History

Apocalyptic Dimension of Early Christianity

Taught by Professor Craig R. Koester | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

Consider how the apocalyptic worldview, with its strong sense of conflicting powers, was taken up and transformed by Christian writers in the New Testament. Apocalyptic themes had an important place in the early church, creating the religious matrix out of which the book of Revelation arose.

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