Bible in Context: Amos
College: Knox College
Instructor 1: Irwin, Brian
Advanced degree students enrol in KNB6232HF
Course Code: 
KNB3232HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

This course uses the book of Amos as a means of introducing the covenantal values that lay beneath Israel's approach to social justice. Through a site visit and classroom activities, students will reflect on the Church's call to social justice and the way in which this can be realised in the lives of individuals and congregations. Additional emphasis will be placed on the content and shape of the book of Amos and the task of interpreting it as Scripture of the Church. Lecture. Written assignments, site visit, and final paper. Intro to OT (KNB1006) or equivalent, plus any 2000 level Bible course.
Student should have read the following books (available at Crux bookstore at Wycliffe College) prior to the start of the course:
Paton, Alan.  Cry, the Beloved Country. New York, NY: Scribner, 2003
Paul, Greg. God in the Alley:  Being and Seeing Jesus in a Broken World. Colarado Springs, CO: WaterBrook, 2004
Classes held at Wycliffe College

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Summer 2013
Winter 2013
Start Time: 
9:30
End Time: 
12:30
Schedule: 
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Begin Date: 
Monday, May 13, 2013 to Friday, May 24, 2013
Minimum: 
0
Maximum: 
0
Schedule Notes: 
No class May 20, 2013. Withdrawl date: May 15. Classes held at Wycliffe College
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Means of Evaluation: