Jewish Apocalyptic Literature: What Books like 'Revelation' Do
Sep 18 & 25
Apocalypse Now! What Books Like 'Revelation' Do is an ONGROUND ONLY MINI course held at the Messianic Studies Institute (4950 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio 43230) from 7:00–9:30pm TWO WEDNESDAYS: Sept 18 & 25.
What's an apocalypse? Is it a catastrophe like pop culture thinks? What does an apocalypse do to its hearers and readers? This course introduces the category of literature that the Book of Revelation belongs to and equips us to read Revelation responsibly. We will look at profound examples of Jewish Apocalyptic Literature, namely 4 Ezra and 1 Enoch.
Sep 18 & 25
Henri’s primary interests include the Biblical languages (specializing in Biblical Greek), the study of the New Covenant Scriptures from the "Within Second Temple Judaism Perspective", hermeneutics, the Jewish-Greco-Roman milieu of the New Covenant Scriptures, Paul's theologizing, the kingship of God, ancient rhetoric, conceptual metaphor, and the Jewish Pseudepigrapha. He is a member of the SBL and has served as an Adjunct Instructor of Biblical Greek and NT at Ashland Seminary. Henri currently serves as the Executive Director and Academic Dean of MSI, as well as the Education Coordinator of Beth Messiah Congregation.