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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Bible Studies (308): Minor Prophets


Self study, self-paced.

Various; distance learning format.

July 2018 - Present.  

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: list the names and personalities of the '12' Prophets; detail the political and moral state of the Israelites throughout this period of time; apply morals and life lessons taught by the '12' Prophets; and analyze the religious landscape of the Israelites prior to and post the Babylonian exile.


This is an in-depth study of the Books of the '12 Prophets' with a focus on the Books of Ezra and Nehemia. Students apply lessons taught by various sources from classical and modern commentaries. Focus is on topics that include but are not limited to the following themes: the return of the Judeans to Israel from Babylon; the reestablishment of the courts of Israel; the genealogy records preserved in the exile; and the formation of how Judaism became a religion formed during the Judean exile. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of the Hebrew Language.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Biblical Studies, History, or as a general elective (7/18).