Lecture 1: Interpretation Approaches
There is a wide range of interpretation of the book of Revelation because of the nature of visions. When John writes Revelation, he uses a pool of images that are familiar to him and his readers and we need to take into account what the images meant to people at the time.
I. Four basic approaches to John’s vision:
A. Preterist View
B. Historicist Approach
C. Futurist Approach
D. Idealist Approach