Revelation in Its Jewish Context III

Pinchas Shir, Associate Professor of Ancient Cultures

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Whether you are frightened by the visions of beasts and end-time judgments, puzzled by the tangled sequences of prophetic events, or simply fascinated by the Book of Revelation, this course is for you! In Revelation in Its Jewish Context, Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg and Pinchas Shir will take you on the journey of re-reading the Apocalypse in a completely new way. You will be introduced to Jewish literary sources that will help you understand the ideas behind the verses that routinely mystify Revelation readers. You will learn about Hebraisms in the Greek text and see how this unique book is shaped. As you re-read the book as a Jewish text, chapter by chapter, you will inadvertently discover Western traditions that make it one of the most misunderstood texts in the entire Bible. Insights from original languages, Greco-Roman and Jewish history, and nuances of culture and traditions will help you see what most readers miss in this fascinating and deeply inspirational book. 

The next part of the series is Revelation in Its Jewish Context IV (lectures were recorded during live teaching sessions in 2023).

About Author

Pinchas Shir

Associate Professor of Ancient Cultures

Pinchas Shir, Israel Bible Center’s Associate Professor of Ancient Cultures, is nearing the completion of his Ph.D. studies in the Department of Religion at Groningen University in the Netherlands. His academic interests focus on ancient dining culture, culinary contexts of the Second Temple period, and particularly on the table interactions between Jews and Gentiles in antiquity. In addition, Pinchas is keenly interested in the archaeology of Ancient Israel and the Mediterranean.

Currently residing in North America, Assoc. Professor Shir lectures internationally and maintains a strong online presence where all can hear his teachings.

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  • 02. The Judgement of the World 12:06
  • 03. Breaking the Seals 11:36
  • 04. The Vision of 144,000 18:44
  • 05. Dan and Other Tribes 20:24
  • 06. 12 Tribes and the Nations 16:43
  • 07. The Song of the Redeemed 15:37
  • 08. The First Fruits of God 12:29
  • 09. The Seventh Seal 12:42
  • 10. Seven Angels and Seven Trumpets 15:02
  • 11. The Terrifying Plagues 10:46
  • 12. About Israel and Nations 14:53
  • 13. Daniel and Revelation 13:51
  • 14. The Two Witnesses 11:27
  • 15. The Fate of Two Witnesses 16:25
  • 16. Jerusalem or Rome? (Part 1) 14:35
  • 17. Jerusalem or Rome? (Part 2) 19:47
  • 18. Trampling Jerusalem (Part 1) 18:45
  • 19. Trampling Jerusalem (Part 2) 07:56
  • 20. A Short-Lived Victory 17:23

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