Content

This unit provides an opportunity for students to study a corpus of material that embraces much of the history of prophecy in Israel. The unit will comprise: an introduction to the twelve so-called ‘minor prophets’, an analysis of the books of Hosea, Amos, Micah, Jonah and Zechariah from the twelve Prophets; and an examination of the hypothesis that the twelve constitute a book of prophecy. Students will undertake detailed exegesis of passages selected from the books listed above.

Unit Code: BA2017Y

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Old Testament

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Articulate an understanding of the major hypotheses about the nature and composition of each of the prophetic books listed

2.

Identify the different features of each prophetic book

3.

Make appropriate use of secondary sources; e.g., commentaries

4.

Research and assess passages or themes from the Book of the Twelve

Unit sequence

BA1000Y and BN1000Y

Pedagogy

Lectures, Tutorials

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

2000 word exegetical paper

40.0

2500 word essay

60.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-02-08 08:27:51 +1100