Content

This unit will attend to Isaiah the prophet, the cultural and historical settings of the various parts of Isaiah and the book as a whole, and its theology. It seeks to provide knowledge of the diverse genres of literature within the book, its theological themes, and its interpretation by engaging in exegesis and critical analysis of select texts from the three parts of Isaiah. Participants will engage their readings of Isaiah in the context of real world situations.

Unit Code: BA9059P

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Old Testament

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Pilgrim Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Exhibit an understanding and advanced knowledge of the Book of Isaiah and its contents

2.

Demonstrate critical awareness of the cultural, social, historical, literary, religious, and theological issues pertaining to the Book of Isaiah.

3.

Critically analyse the primary and secondary literature

4.

Apply methodological skills in Old Testament interpretation

5.

Assess the relevance of the messages of Isaiah to the contemporary context of church and society

Unit sequence

BA - Life, History and the People of God in the Hebrew Scriptures

Pedagogy

Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Essay

Essay – 3000 words

50.0
Exegetical Essay

Exegetical essay – 3000 words

50.0
Approvals

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-02-14 10:38:57 +1100