Bible Study Syllabus (Revelation)

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This is the syllabus the Bible study used while studying Revelation, in the winter/spring of 2009. The commentary used was Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza's Revelation: Vision of a Just World.


Schedule

January 12


Topic

Revelation 1:1-8

Readings

  • Revelation 1:1-8
  • ESF's commentary pp. 39-45 and Introduction pp. 1-5.

January 19


Topic

Revelation 1:9-3:22

Readings

  • Revelation 1:9-3:22
  • ESF's commentary pp. 45-57 and Reading Strategies pp. 5-15.
  • St Augustine from City of God
  • Eusebius from Church History

January 26


Topic

Revelation 4 & 5

Readings

  • Revelation 4 & 5
  • ESF's commentary pp. 57-62 and Reading Strategies pp. 15-20.
  • Mazie Nakhro "The Meaning of Worship According to the Book of Revelation"

February 2


Topic

Revelation 6 & 7

Readings

  • Revelation 6-8:1
  • ESF's commentary pp. 62-69 and Rhetorical Analysis pp. 20-26.