OT202 Old Testament Prophets and Writings
This subject continues on from OT201 to overview the Old Testament prophets and writings, providing you with a biblical and theological framework to understand the contribution of these wonderful books to the development of Old Testament faith. It will demonstrate the important theological themes that give the Old Testament unity and the progressive revelation of God which anticipates the work of Christ in the New Testament.
|Subject Code||OT202 - Diploma|
|Study Modes||MST Wantirna Campus|
|Next Available||Semester 2, 2018|
Overviewing each of the major and many of the minor prophets, we will examine where each prophet sits in the history of Israel, what they contributed to the faith of Israel in their context and how they looked forward to Christ.
An appreciation for Israelite poetry will be developed as we examine the contribution of the Writings to Israel’s expression of faith. The weekly readings will prepare you to grasp the significance of each book within God’s plan of salvation, to understand the major historical and literary issues associated with each book, and to marvel at the love of God for the people he chose for his own.
This course will revolutionise the way that you read the Old Testament!
This subject will be taught by Michelle Monro.
This subject will require a time commitment of roughly 6-8 hours per week, which is made up of both lecture/in-class time and self directed study.
Assessments will be advised first week of class.
- Walton, John H. and Hill, Andrew E. Old Testament Today (2nd ed.; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2013).
OR, alternatively the following text if you would prefer a more challenging textbook:
- Walton, John H. and Hill, Andrew E. A Survey of the Old Testament (3rd ed.; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2009).