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Dirk G. Lange
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651-641-3468
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Meet the Faculty

Michael Chan

Michael Chan

Assistant Professor of Old Testament

  • Ph.D. (Emory University)
  • M.A. (Luther Seminary)

Courses

OT 0120 01PROPHETS AND POETRY Winter Term 2019-2020

An introduction to selected prophetic and poetic books. Attention is paid to major theological themes, texts, figures and genres of both the prophetic and poetic books. Attention is also paid to hermeneutical and exegetical issues regarding interpreting Hebrew poetry and prophecy. Texts are studied in order to equip students to interpret them for the sake of Christian life and ministry. Full course Prerequisite: LG0110 Biblical Hebrew for M.Div and M.A. - Bible students. NO prerequisite for M.Div. students who choose to take the Spanish for Ministry language option instead of LG0110 Biblical Hebrew.

LG 0110 50BIBLICAL HEBREW Spring Semester 2019-2020

An introduction to Hebrew grammar and syntax. Reading and analysis of selected Old Testament texts explore the nature of translation and its relation to interpretation. In doing so, students come to see themselves as active participants in the work of interpreting Old Testament texts. Help is given in effective use of digital and print resources such as grammars, lexicons, and concordances. Mastery of basic vocabulary is stressed.

OT 0120 X1 33PROPHETS AND POETRY Spring Semester 2019-2020

An introduction to selected prophetic and poetic books. Attention is paid to major theological themes, texts, figures and genres of both the prophetic and poetic books. Attention is also paid to hermeneutical and exegetical issues regarding interpreting Hebrew poetry and prophecy. Texts are studied in order to equip students to interpret them for the sake of Christian life and ministry. Full course Prerequisite: LG0110 Biblical Hebrew for M.Div and M.A. - Bible students. NO prerequisite for M.Div. students who choose to take the Spanish for Ministry language option instead of LG0110 Biblical Hebrew.

OT 0120 X1 33 E1 01OT0120-X1-33 EXTENDED SESS 1-RESIDESpring Semester 2019-2020

EXTENDED SESSION 1 FOR OT0120-X1-33 - RESIDENTIAL

OT 0120 X1 33 E2 50OT0120-X1-33 EXTENDED SESS 2-ONLINESpring Semester 2019-2020

EXTENDED SESSION 2 FOR OT0120-X1-33 - ONLINE

GR 8651 02INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDY Fall Semester 2019-2020

A tutorial taken with the advisor in the first year focusing on the intersection of the student's area of study with the program niche or thrust.

LG 0110 50BIBLICAL HEBREW Fall Semester 2019-2020

An introduction to Hebrew grammar and syntax. Reading and analysis of selected Old Testament texts explore the nature of translation and its relation to interpretation. In doing so, students come to see themselves as active participants in the work of interpreting Old Testament texts. Help is given in effective use of digital and print resources such as grammars, lexicons, and concordances. Mastery of basic vocabulary is stressed.

OT 1120 33LIONS AND EUNUCHS AND KINGS-DANIEL Fall Semester 2019-2020

An exegetical, literary, and theological study of the book of Daniel, with specific attention given to interpreting the book for Christian ministry. Related Jewish and Christian texts will provide important background to the course.

OT 1120 33 E1 01LIONS AND EUNUCHS AND KINGS-DANIEL Fall Semester 2019-2020

EXTENDED SESSION I FOR OT1120-33 - RESIDENTIAL

OT 1120 33 E2 50LIONS AND EUNUCHS AND KINGS-DANIEL Fall Semester 2019-2020

EXTENDED SESSION FOR OT1120-33 - ONLINE

OT 6122 33LIONS, EUNICHS AND KINGS - DANIEL Fall Semester 2019-2020

This course is an exegetical, theological, and literary study of the book of Daniel. Questions related to gender analysis, history, post-colonialism, empire, and apocalypticism are also given priority. The course contains a biblical language component as well in that students will gain rudimentary competency in biblical Aramaic.

OT 6122 33 E1 01OT6122-33 EXTENDED SESSION 1 RESIDEFall Semester 2019-2020

OT 6122 33 E2 50OT6122-33 EXTENDED SESSION 2 ONLINEFall Semester 2019-2020

EXTENDED SESSION 2 FOR OT6122-33 ONLINE

LG 0110 50BIBLICAL HEBREW Summer Term 2018-2019

An introduction to Hebrew grammar and syntax. Reading and analysis of selected Old Testament texts explore the nature of translation and its relation to interpretation. In doing so, students come to see themselves as active participants in the work of interpreting Old Testament texts. Help is given in effective use of digital and print resources such as grammars, lexicons, and concordances. Mastery of basic vocabulary is stressed.

LG 0110 50BIBLICAL HEBREW Spring Semester 2018-2019

An introduction to Hebrew grammar and syntax. Reading and analysis of selected Old Testament texts explore the nature of translation and its relation to interpretation. In doing so, students come to see themselves as active participants in the work of interpreting Old Testament texts. Help is given in effective use of digital and print resources such as grammars, lexicons, and concordances. Mastery of basic vocabulary is stressed.

OT 0120 50PROPHETS AND POETRY - ONLINE Fall Semester 2018-2019

An introduction to selected prophetic and poetic books. Attention is paid to major theological themes, texts, figures and genres of both the prophetic and poetic books. Attention is also paid to hermeneutical and exegetical issues regarding interpreting Hebrew poetry and prophecy. Texts are studied in order to equip students to interpret them for the sake of Christian life and ministry. Full course Prerequisite: LG0110 Biblical Hebrew for M.Div and M.A. - Bible students. NO prerequisite for M.Div. students who choose to take the Spanish for Ministry language option instead of LG0110 Biblical Hebrew. Equivalency: OT0110 Biblical Exegesis OR SG0702 Scripture and Its Witnesses II

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