THBS204 - Biblical Prophets
Prerequisites THBS100 Introduction to the Bible
Teaching Organisation This unit involves 150 hours of focused learning, or the equivalent of 10 hours per week for 15 weeks. The total includes formally structured learning activities such as lectures, tutorials, online learning, video-conferencing, or supervision. The remaining hours typically involve reading, research, and the preparation of tasks for assessment.
This unit introduces students to a detailed study of the personalities and writings of the prophets in ancient Israel. It focuses on the role of the prophets acting as mouthpieces of God to address the social, political and religious crises of their time. The call, strategies, message and influence of the writing prophets will be examined through the study of selected texts.