Fall 2022

Revelation Course

The book of Revelation is likely the most misunderstood and most debated book in the Bible. What does it say about the future? Who is the beast? What does it mean for our lives?

This ancient letter has deep relevance for our world today. You won’t want to miss out on this learning opportunity!

  • Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm CST
  • Join live, via real-time video, or watch the recordings
  • No coursework required to audit the course
Join Dr. Matt Ayars this fall as he takes an in-depth walk through the book of Revelation.

15 Weeks

course length

Audit

(0 Credits)

$250

Course Cost

August 16-December 6

Session Dates

Course Professor

Dr. Matt Ayars is the President of Wesley Biblical Seminary. Prior to serving at WBS, Dr. Ayars served as President of Emmaus University of Haiti. Dr. Ayars’ primary area of expertise is biblical Hebrew poetry in the Psalms. Other areas of expertise in include biblical hermeneutics, the Psalms, Wesleyan Theology, the so-called “New Perspective of Paul,” soteriology, pneumatology, and spiritual warfare.

Content Overview

This course is an exposition of the book of Revelation as the capstone of the Scriptures. Special emphasis will be placed on Revelation’s literary genre and shape, theological themes, and various schools of interpretation.

Upon Successful Completion of the course, students will:

  • Develop an understanding of the political, religious, and geographical background of the book of Revelation as well as the world of biblical apocalyptic literature.
  • Understand the major themes of Revelation and the content of its literary sections.
  • Understand and evaluate the various schools of interpretation of Revelation (e.g., preterist, idealist, progressive dispensationalist, classical dispensationalist)
  • Develop a deeper appreciation for the cosmic dimensions of the personhood of Christ.
  • Understand and explain the differences between a dispensational, pretribulation, and premillennial approaches to the book of Revelation.
  • Understand the role of Revelation’s use of the Old Testament.
    Have a growing confidence in God’s plans for the future of the world and particularly the church.

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