Revelation 13:18 invites anyone with "understanding" to "calculate the number of the beast". This session reviews historical attempts using arithmetic sequences and gives conditions by which a name is "beastable" by those methods. Do these approaches make it reasonable to identify the beast based on such calculation alone?
Dawson, Bryan, "Arithmetic Sequences, Diophantine Equations and the Number of the Beast" (2009). ACMS Conference Proceedings 2009. 8.
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