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Revelation Today: Apocalypse in the Bible and Contemporary Art

October 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

“Apocalypse” means “revelation” in Scripture (not doomsday). A panel of Bible and Art scholars discuss images of suffering and hope in the Bible that speak to our society today.  The evening includes artist exhibit and discussion by four gifted painters and sculptors. A curated pre-event tour (5:00 pm) of the remarkable “Tapestry of Light” exhibit by Dr. Irene Barbieri is also available.  Small event fee (students with ID are free).

Panelists include Dr. Stephen Cook (Virginia Theological Seminary), Dr. Deborah Sokolove (Wesley Theological Seminary), Dr. Ben Witherington (Asbury Theological Seminary). Moderator: Dr. Denise Dombkowski Hopkins (Wesley).

Reception and Artists Exhibit with works by Amy Gray, Margaret (Peggy) Parker, Deborah Sokolove, and Tom Xenakis. (see a preview in link below).

There will also be a pre-tour of the remarkable special exhibit, “The Tapestry of Light” built around the book of Revelation is available at 5:00 pm (for a fee).


October 10, 2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Washington Theological Consortium, Crossroads of Faith, Learning and Dialogue


Museum of the Bible
400 Fourth Street SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States
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