Revelation: An Introduction with Ian Paul

At about the 3:00 mark, the speaker is talking about genre generally and apocalyptic specifically. He points out that Mark 13:24-27 is apocalyptic language – a way of speaking that Jesus’ contemporaries would have recognized. It is a good way of introducing the genre to which Revelation belongs, rightly demonstrating that while it may seem a very unusual manner of speech to us, it was not to those who lived in the first century.

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