The Rise of Apocalypticism and the Radicalization of Eschatology II:

 

The Rise of Apocalypticism and the Radicalization of Eschatology II: Joel and the Isaianic ‘Apocalypse’

Primary Texts to Read:

·          Joel (all)

·          Isaiah 24-27

Secondary Texts to Read:

·         David Petersen, The Prophetic Literature, 85-86, 181-184

Reading Response 11: Discuss one image or theme in the book of Joel, utilizing the assigned reading from Petersen, that strikes you as compelling or strange.  How is this book different from the earlier prophets we have already read in class?  How is Isa 24-27 different from the prophetic texts we have read in class so far?

Use only primary and secondary sources