B9231
Interpreting the Prophets of Israel

The unit Interpreting the Prophets of Israel critically engages with specific texts and theological themes in the Old Testament prophetic literature within its historical, social and religious contexts. It contributes towards a Specialisation in the Discipline of Biblical Studies.

 

Study Level

Postgraduate

Discipline

Biblical Studies

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

9 credit points of Level 8100 B units

Exclusions

Nil

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Analyse the connection of the various prophetic literary forms with the theological themes they convey;
  2. Engage with critical issues associated with the study of prophetic literature;
  3. Exegete selected passages from the prophetic books, using an accepted critical methodology;
  4. Integrate significant secondary literature into a formal critical essay on prophetic texts;
  5. Apply insights of prophetic literature to various aspects of Christian life and ministry.
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