Revelation 12 Politics and Revelation
A lecture from the Theopolis Institute Course on Revelation . . . Course Description - Revelation is a difficult and complicated book, and has long been controversial in the church. Topics of discussion will include the book’s dating, its liturgical implications, its impact on our understanding of Christian politics and political ethics, its theology and Christology, its vision of the church and her future, its literary beauty and metaphorical richness, and its impact on Christian imagination. This course was held in the Easter Term (March 16-20), 2015 and taught by James B. Jordan and Peter J. Leithart at Beeson Divinity School, Birmingham, AL.
Peter Leithart received an A.B. in English and History from Hillsdale College in 1981, and a Master of Arts in Religion and a Master of Theology from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia in 1986 and 1987. In 1998 he received his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge in England. He has served in two pastorates: He was pastor of Reformed Heritage Presbyterian Church (now Trinity Presbyterian... read more