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MPP1761 - Hebrew Prophets

Course Description

An exegetical study focusing on the historical, literary, and theological dimensions of the prophetic books in the Old Testament. Prerequisites: Introduction to the Old Testament and Biblical Interpretation.

Course Objectives

The following learning objectives will be achieved by this course:

  1. Recognize the content of the biblical books of the writing prophets.
  2. Explain the major themes found in the Hebrew prophets.
  3. Recognize the prophetic responses to historical events in Ancient Israel.
  4. Consider the application of biblical prophetic messages to the contemporary Church.

The following competencies as outlined in the Sourcebook on Ordination: United States of America Edition, 2006 to meet the educational requirements for Ordination within the Church of the Nazarene will be achieved by completing this course:

  • Ability to identify the main characters of the Old Testament and their role in the story. (CN-4
  • Ability to describe the historical context of the major sections of the Old Testament. (CN-5)
  • Ability to chronologically order the main events and persons of the Old Testament. (CN-6)
  • Ability to describe the major theological concepts of the Old Testament. (CN-7)

Course Prerequisites

Introduction to the Old Testament and Biblical Interpretation.

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