The book of Psalms and the Wisdom Literature in the Old Testament contains expressions of the people of Israel’s faith and worship. This course examines these expressions from the perspective of form, theology, themes, traditions, and quest for truth and meaning. Wisdom books are selected for detailed study.
Dr Lawrence Pang is the Associate Dean Learning and Teaching in the Faculty of Education, Philosophy and Theology at the University of Notre Dame Australia. He is also an academic in the School of Philosophy and Theology on the Fremantle Campus. His teaching and research area of interest is in Biblical Studies focusing on the Old Testament books with a special interest in the Prophets. He strongly believes that to genuinely appreciate the ministry of Jesus Christ, the Christian faith, and the mission of the Church, it is necessary to deeply reflect on the lives, struggles and faith of the People of God in the Old Testament.