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Old Testament: Prophets & Poetry

When:
February 24, 2020 – February 28, 2020 all-day
2020-02-24T00:00:00-07:00
2020-02-29T00:00:00-07:00
TIMES:
6:00pm–9:00pm
Where:
Yellowstone Theological Institute
2030 Stadium Dr
Bozeman, MT 59715
USA

The Old Testament is vast, spanning from the creation of the cosmos to the exile of God’s people Israel. In this course, we examine the particular contexts, images, and stories of the prophetic and poetic books within their historical contexts (Isaiah-Malachi, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, and the Five Scrolls), focusing on the theology and interpretation of these texts over time.

May be taken as BIB 532 for 3 credits in YTI’s Master of Arts in Theological Studies and Diploma of Christian Theology programs, or audited for personal enrichment.

Dr. Jay SmithDr. Jay Smith (Ph.D., Trinity College, University of Bristol) is president and Bridger professor of theology and ethics. He has taught at Howard Payne University, Baylor University, and the United States Naval Academy. A published author, he and Stanley Grenz co-created The Pocket Dictionary of Ethics (IVP, 2003) and Created for Community Revised Edition (Baker Academic, 2015). A conversation with Jay reveals his passions for literature and adventure. He loves to hike, compose music, and write about Jesus. Jay roots for the Baylor Bears and Howard Payne Yellowjackets.

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