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Decode the Book of Revelation at Concordia Seminary’s 2014 Summer Lay Bible Institute

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host its 2014 Summer Lay Bible Institute from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday,Aug. 9 in Sieck Hall 202 on the Seminary campus. “Decoding the Apocalypse: Study of the Book of Revelation” will be presented by Dr. David Peter, associate professor of practical theology at Concordia Seminary.

The book of Revelation was originally titled “Apocalypse,” which literally means “the unveiling.” For many people, however, it remains seemingly veiled, mysterious, and confusing because of its coded language that can only be interpreted by decoding its symbolism. This study will look at the most significant coded symbols of the book and the keys to their interpretation. It will provide a broad sweep of the major themes and messages of Revelation to encourage better understanding of this often misunderstood book.

To register for the Lay Bible Institute, please call 314-505-7286 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, or email You may also register online at The cost is $20 per person and includes all handouts and refreshments. Registration deadline is July 31. Concordia Seminary is located at 801 Seminary Place, in Clayton, Mo.