THE BOOK OF EZEKIEL
By Dr John A Cook
9 to 12 January 2017 (Monday to Thursday)
9am to 5pm
Baptist Theological Seminary
Dr John A Cook (PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison) is Professor of Old Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Wisconsin (Madison and Milwaukee campuses), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Wheaton College, Grace College, Moscow Evangelical Seminary, and Asia Graduate School of Theology. His recent publications include Time and the Biblical Hebrew Verb: The Expression of Tense, Aspect, and Modality in Biblical Hebrew (2012), and Beginning Biblical Hebrew: A Grammar and Illustrated Reader (co-authored with Robert D. Holmstedt; 2013).
BTS INTENSIVE COURSES
This course explores exegetical issues in the book of Ezekiel. Key passages will be examined by students and in class. Particular attention will be given to the historical context of Ezekiel's prophetic ministry, understanding prophetic literature in general and the place of the book of Ezekiel in the prophetic books of the Old Testament, literary analysis of the book and its different sections, and the prophetic and priestly theological themes in the book.