Lecturer:

Fr. Valerian Cheong

 

Contact:

email

 

Class Venue:

St. Anthony

 

Assessment:

Graded

Requirement:

SS120 or equiv.

 

Duration:

32 Classes

 

Credits:

4

 

Lecture-hours:

64

Biblical Prophets
SS222

Semester 1 & 2, 2021

Wednesday Mornings 11:15am to 1:15pm

 

Class Dates: Jan 20, 27,  Feb 03, 10, 24,  Mar 03, 10, 24, 31,  Apr 07, 14, 21, 28, May 05, 12, 19,  2021

Class Dates: Jul 21, 28,  Aug 04, 11, 18, 25,  Sep 01, 08 15, 29,  Oct 06, 13, 20, 27,  Nov 03, 10,  2021

Examination: Not Confirmed (TBA)

 

Students will discuss the understanding of prophetism in general, the basic features of Israelite prophecy, the vocation of a prophet, message of the prophets and how to interpret for today and guidelines in distinguishing the true from the false prophet. Familiarity with the texts for the books of the Major and Minor Prophets is essential. Exegesis of selected texts will be supplemented by treatment of certain important themes found in these books.