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.
Exhibit an understanding and advanced knowledge of the Book of Isaiah and its contents
Demonstrate critical awareness of the cultural, social, historical, literary, religious, and theological issues pertaining to the Book of Isaiah.
Critically analyse the primary and secondary literature
Apply methodological skills in Old Testament interpretation
Assess the relevance of the messages of Isaiah to the contemporary context of church and society
BA - Life, History and the People of God in the Hebrew Scriptures
Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials
Essay – 3000 words
Exegetical essay – 3000 words
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