Deacon Dr Nebojsa Tumara

Senior Lecturer

Description

This unit provides an introduction to apocalyptic studies, and apocalyptic literature. In this unit, the students will gain an overview of the nature of the apocalyptic genre and become familiar with the major views regarding the history and characteristics of the apocalyptic literature. The unit will examine the historical background, social settings, development, theology and exegesis of ancient Jewish and Christian apocalyptic literature. Selected ancient Jewish and Christian apocalyptic texts will be chosen for exegesis. Phenomena of modern apocalypticism will be introduced, and subversive power of apocalypticism will be addressed. In its conclusion, the unit will introduce questions of public proclamation of apocalyptic literature and offer possible strategies for preaching the message of apocalyptic literature.

Assessments Undergraduate
Face to Face: Presentation (Equiv 1000 words), Essay (1500 words), Essay (2500 words)
Online: Presentation (Equiv 1000 words), Essay (1500 words), Essay (2500 words)
Assessments Postgraduate
Face to Face: Presentation (Equiv 1500 words), Essay (1500 words), Essay (3000 words)
Online: Presentation (Equiv 1500 words), Essay (1500 words), Essay (3000 words)
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