Zion and the Servant in Isaiah (201)
About the Course
This course focuses on the unity of the Book of Isaiah with special attention to the key themes of Zion and the Servant. Students completing this course will understand key components of the Zion tradition and the reworking of this tradition in Isaiah following the Assyrian invasion in 701 and the fall of Jerusalem in 587/6. Students will be able to describe the coherence of the Book of Isaiah through the figures of Zion and the Servant. Finally, students will apply the Zion and Servant texts in the context of proclamation within the church.