There aren’t many parts of the Bible that excite the imagination more than its thrilling climax in the book of Revelation.
Amidst the imagery, fantasy and controversy of the apocalypse, how do we sort truth from fiction?
Meet our guests
Scot McKnight is one of the best-known New Testament scholars in America. He is Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary just outside Chicago. His latest book Revelation for the Rest of Us (#affiliate link) is published by our sponsor, Zondervan.
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Check out these helpful links below for more info on what was discussed in this episode.
- Get a copy of Scot McKnight’s fabulous Revelation for the Rest of Us here.
- Smithsonian Magazine has this great breakdown of who wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls.
- Here’s an interesting take on Revelation from Elaine Pagels, professor of Religion at Princeton University.
- Here’s a great read courtesy of Christianity Today on why Revelation is good news for today – not a game plan for the future.
- Here’s a breakdown of all you need to know about the mysterious antichrist figure.
- Here’s an article outlining how Christian Zionism – and therefore Revelation – continues to effect foreign policy today.
- Here’s an interview Scot did with Matthew L. Halstead – professor of Biblical Studies at Eternity Bible College, California.
- The Bible Project has always had a knack for capturing things in animation, and their series on Revelation is no different.
- This King James audiobook version of Revelation – complete with pictures – is actually pretty cool!
- Check out our episode World’s End
- While you’re there, give Canon Fodder a listen as well, for the history of how the Bible came together.
- Check out Gospel In Life’s sermons on Revelation, including one by friend of the pod Tim Keller!
- Elaine Pagels also graced the NPR airwaves to discuss the book – check it out here.
… and finally
- If you’re wondering about that scene from Pacific Rim, wonder no more!
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