The Beasts and Evil in the Political Sphere
Lecture no. 9 from the course: The Apocalypse: Controversies and Meaning in Western History
Taught by Professor Craig R. Koester | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Trace John's depiction of evil through the images of the two beasts. The beast from the sea, whose name equals 666, works in the realm of politics. The beast from the land supports the beast from the sea through practices that serve worldly empire.