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The Prophets - Form, Intertextuality, and Reception

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: RT2516

The course is not given as a stand-alone course this academic year, but can be included in the program/course package. For information contact the department.

About the Course

The course involves textual analyzes of prophetic texts, as well as prophetic sections in other genres in the Hebrew Bible, all from the Masoretic text. You get to deepen your knowledge on central themes and linguistic characteristics in prophetic texts in the Hebrew Bible, the life and callings of prophets, male and female prophets, and their function (s). The course also includes the study of prophecy as a phenomenon in the Ancient Near East, as well as an orientation in the history of interpretation of the prophetic literature with an outlook on NT, church fathers and Jewish interpretation history. The course includes reading relevant texts from the Ancient Near East and commentary literature.

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Tuition Fee

Please contact the department.
EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Kristina Svensson +46 31 786 4519


Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion
Box 200
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Renströmsgatan 6

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