Messianism in Biblical Prophetic Texts (BBCL2603)


This unit presents an overview of prophetic works of the Hebrew Bible, examining literary, socio-political, and religio-historical aspects of the texts, with special emphasis on the theme of Messianism in the biblical prophets.

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1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


1x1500wd tutorial report (30%), 1x3000wd Essay (60%), Tutorial participation (10%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

12 Junior credit points including at least 6 from (BBCL1001 or BBCL1002 or HBRW1111 or HBRW1112 or HBRW2631 or HBRW2632 or RLST1002) and 6 from (Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies, Ancient History, History, English, Studies in Religion or Arabic Studies)

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