Does Revelation Predict Future Events or Just Tell Us History?

Yesterday, I participated in a debate with Brian Godawa on Parker J. Cole’s program, “Parker’s Comparables.”  The show’s theme was to address the Harlot of Babylon, Revelation 17.  But we spent a good deal of time on the matter of the audience of the book.  Was it targeted just to those living in the first century?  Or was it prophetically addressed to those at the end of the age? You might not be familiar with the Preterist viewpoint that sees all of John’s Apocalypse focused on the first century only.  The debate spans about 100 minutes. 

Brian takes the position … Read More