Revelation in Its Jewish Context IV

Dr. Eliyahu Lizorkin-Eyzenberg, Professor of Ancient Cultures and Head of School

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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 lectures were recorded during live teaching sessions in 2023).

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Dr. Eliyahu Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

Professor of Ancient Cultures and Head of School

Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg, Professor of Ancient Cultures at Israel Bible Center, is an expert Israeli scholar in Biblical Studies and early Christianity, with copious Jewish and Christian religious and secular education. In addition to his expertise in ancient languages (Biblical Hebrew, Koine Greek, Syriac, and Old Church Slavonic), Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg is fluent in the modern languages of English, Russian, and Hebrew.

Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg has a great passion for building bridges of trust, respect, and understanding between Christians and Jews to overcome centuries of difficult but fully entwined history. He strongly believes that the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament has much to teach to both communities of faith, which he works to promote while residing in Israel with his wife and children.

Dr. Lizorkin-Eyzenberg has earned the following academic credentials, in addition to continuing his research through extended study:

  • M.Div, Christian Theology: Reformed Theological Seminary (2000)
  • M. Phil, Biblical Interpretation (2008)
  • Ph.D., Ancient Cultures: Stellenbosch University (2011)

Extended doctoral and postdoctoral studies:

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Leiden University
  • Princeton Theological Seminary
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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  • 02. The Woman Clothed with The Sun 16:09
  • 03. The War with The Dragon 11:28
  • 04. The Overview of Daniel 23:50
  • 05. The Reign of the Beast 22:42
  • 06. The Dragon and Beasts 11:40
  • 07. The Wounded Beast 13:05
  • 08. The Beast of the Sea 14:04
  • 09. The Beast of the Earth 11:48
  • 10. The Mark of the Beast 19:39
  • 11. The Wrath of God 13:35
  • 12. The Harvest of the Earth 12:00
  • 13. Seven Plagues and Bowls 16:46
  • 14. God Reigns! 18:44
  • 15. The Wedding Feast 14:45
  • 16. The Thousand Years (Part 1) 21:34
  • 17. The Thousand Years (Part 2) 15:56
  • 18. The White Throne Judgement 06:22
  • 19. All Things New 14:14
  • 20. The End Without End 11:19

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  • Susan Liersch

    Posted 1 day ago
    Wow what an amazing book. I have loved gaining insight into Revelation through the courses presented by IBC.
  • ALBERT Matsikidze

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  • Michael Outland

    Posted 3 days ago
    I am not sure why - maybe i missed it - but Chapter 10 was not covered. I believe that this was very insightful, well presented (fo rthe most part). I would have appreciated more of the personal insight of the instructors on hte spiritual application of the symbolism - perhaps this will be in a future course. Thanks,
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