Perspectives On Prophetic Texts (THEM424)

30 credits

In this module, you will explore the role and nature of prophets and prophecy.  You will focus on the ancient near east in the Hebrew bible, engaging with selected prophetic books and their critical interpretation.  You will look at Prophets, poets, and scribes including Isaiah, Jeremiah, Habakkuk and Ezekiel. Your study will give weight to the content and composition of the texts whilst engaging with traditional and critical approaches to the prophets.