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Religious Studies

REL 242 Hebrew Prophets (1)

An examination of the nature of Ancient Near Eastern prophecy in general and the Israelite prophetic tradition in particular. Primary focus will be on the prophetic books of the Old Testament, examining their historical setting, cultural context and theological message. The impact of the Old Testament prophetic tradition on the early Christian Church, New Testament and modern religious thought will also be addressed.

  • Offering: Alternate years in fall
  • Instructor: McCreery