[AB171]  God’s calling and the vocation in the Old Testament

Semester II
friday 14:30 - 16:15

Course Information

Professor: SCANU, Maria Pina
Email: [email protected]
Language: English

ECTS: 3
Schedule:
Semester II
friday 14:30 - 16:15

Content

The course introduces the dynamic of vocation in the Old Testament. 1. The God who calls and the human response: reading of the accounts of Abraham, Moses, the prophets, the Servant Songs. 2. The God’s call as individual, as community, as people. 3. The call to belong to the Lord and participate in the divine plan for humankind: vocation as election; vocation as commitment and mission; vocation as service and leadership. 4. Biblical vocational education and guidance.

Bibliography

G. ANDERSON – J. KAMINSKY (eds.), The Call of Abraham. Essays on the Election of Israel, Notre Dame, IN 2013. G.W. COATS, Moses. Heroic Man, Man of God (JSOT.S 57), Sheffield 1988. D.L. PETERSEN, The Roles of Israel’s Prophets (JSOT.S 17), Sheffield 1981. J. BAILEY WELLS, God's Holy People. A Theme in Biblical Theology (JSOT.S 305), Sheffield 2000.