Post Three: Application

Having established the Apocalypse of John as an appropriate case study and MLS as an appropriate means of study, it is now possible to move onto a thorough examination of the text itself. The Apocalypse of John, like all apocalypses, was written during a time of turmoil and was meant to address widespread anxieties. It […]

Post Two: History of Apocalypticism

Having chosen an appropriate paradigm of biological study (MLS), I have moved on to exploring the history of apocalypticism. As I have learned, the easiest manner of articulating this complex tradition is through a discussion of three similar but distinct terms: apocalypse, apocalyptic eschatology, and apocalypticism. Religious scholars such as John J. Collins and Paul […]