Prerequisites: 3 credit hours in Religion or permission of instructor.

The prophets of the Bible fascinate the contemporary world. This course evaluates prophecy throughout the ancient Near Eastern world to understand biblical prophecy in its ancient cultural context. A survey of biblical prophetic texts, traditional religious interpretations, and recent academic research clarifies the historical impact of biblical prophecy.

3 lecture hours per term, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 86:373 in the BU Course Transfer Database.