Numberphile on 666

Today in my Bible class the topic was apocalyptic literature – Daniel and Revelation. The student who presented included a segment of the above video on the number of the beast, and I thought it was worth sharing with a wider audience.

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  • http://meafar.blogspot.com/ Bob MacDonald

    its not the only triangular number – 153 is also. What about the symbolism of 6 (incomplete) compared to 7 (complete)? No history for that?

  • James Snapp, Jr.

    Hmm; I have some thoughts on the same topic (with a different conclusion about the symbolic significance of the number 666) at http://www.curtisvillechristianchurch.org/NumberBeast.html .

    Yours in Christ,
    James Snapp, Jr.