|Middle East Christians Grapple with Apocalyptic Pandemic|
COVID-19 offers eschatology experts opportunity to refine public understanding of what Revelation teaches.
Imad Shehadeh sensed an apocalyptic felt need.
As chatter increased in the Arab world over the soaring coronavirus death tallies in China and Iran, the president of Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary (JETS) in Amman began preaching eschatology in lockdown.
“The coronavirus could qualify as one of the calamities that point to the end times, but could also just be a passing plague,” he said in a widely shared video series posted in March.
“We cannot be dogmatic, but at the very ...
Monday, June 15, 2020
Middle East Christians Grapple with Apocalyptic Pandemic