Intensive Course: Poets with Dr. Mark Futato

Course: Poets, OT512
Course Date:
August 10-14, 2020
Time: 9am-4pm
Location:
383 Jarvis St.
Registration Begins:
April 1, 2020
Instructor:
Dr. Mark Futato
Cost:
$1,100 USD (credit students)
*If you are currently a beneficiary of the RTS church partnership discount, that will be applied towards this course.*

Course Description:
This course introduces students to the nature of Hebrew poetry and to literary, historical, and theological analysis of Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Job, and the Song of Songs.

About the PROFESSOR

Dr. Mark Futato

Dr. Mark Futato

Dr. Mark Futato joined RTS Orlando in 1999 and serves as the Robert L. Maclellan Professor of Old Testament. He teaches core classes on Hebrew and Old Testament books. Dr. Futato served as Academic Dean of RTS Orlando from 2004 to 2012. 

Dr. Futato's research interests include biblical Hebrew, the Book of Psalms and the role that elements of creation such as climate and geography play in scripture. Dr. Futato has published multiple books on the Psalms as well as an introduction to biblical Hebrew. He is currently finishing a commentary on Jonah. Dr. Futato served on the translation team for the Book of Psalms in the New Living Translation, contributed study notes for The ESV Study Bible and The Spirit of the Reformation Study Bible, and contributed to the New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis.

GOALS:

Comprehension

  • To increase your knowledge of English Bible in Job-Song of Songs.

  • To increase your knowledge of introductory issues in each book from Job-Song of Songs.

Competence

  • To sharpen your ability to interpret Job-Song of Songs in their historical, theological, and literary contexts.

  • To sharpen your ability to apply the teaching of Job-Song of Songs in your own life and in the life of the local church.

Character

  • To grow in your honesty in your relation with God, others, and self

  • To grow in your wisdom as you life before God, others, and self.

  • To grow in your love for God, others, and self.

COURSE REGISTRATION:

Registration for RTS and visiting students begins April 1st, 2020.

To register for the course or if you have questions about credit transfer between seminaries, please email Joe Choi.

NON RTS STUDENTS ARE WELCOME TO TAKE THIS COURSE