Breakout Session #1A: “Reading and Teaching the Old Testament Prophets” by Rusty Osborne
Summary: In this breakout session Dr. Osborne discusses how we can better learn to read and teach the Old Testament prophets. Dr. Osborne explores the historical, literary, and theological context of the prophets as a means to helping us become better readers of the text.
Dr. Rusty Osborne (PhD, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is Assistant Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at College of the Ozarks. He is also an elder/pastor at Christ’s Covenant Church in Branson, MO. Dr. Osborne is the editor for two journals, the Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament and Faithful Lives, and he is the author of Trees and Kings and co-editor of a recent volume entitled Riddles and Revelations. He and his wife, Sara, have four children: Sophia, Eleanor, Moses, and Henry.