Israel's Prophetic Traditions

Date Cancelled
College University of St. Michael's College, Faculty of Theology
Instructor(s) McLaughlin, John L.
Course Code SMB2251HF
Semester First Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Toronto (St George Campus)

An examination of the "rise and fall" of prophecy in ancient Israel, considered within its historical context. Topics include the ancient Near Eastern background, the social location of Israelite prophets, true and false prophecy, modes of prophetic speech, interpretation of the individual prophetic books, the demise of prophecy, and its possible role in the development of apocalyptic.

Pre-Requisites SMB1007: Introduction to the Old Testament or equivalent.
Schedule Tue
Start Time 14:00
End Time 16:00
Hours Per Week 2
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Additional Notes

Additional Evaluation: class presentations, paper proposal, application paper.

Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Class Participation
Research Paper
Previously Offered Fall 2018
Currently Offered Fall 2023