The Minor Prophets

Instructor: Ralph Levy

Type: Lecture/Discussion


This course covers the history, prophecies and instruction contained in the 12 Minor Prophets.

Required Texts

  • The Holy Bible (New King James Version)
  • The Minor Prophets by Charles L. Feinberg (Chicago: Moody Press, 1952)
  • Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament (revised and expanded edition) by John H. Walton (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 1994) 

Recommended Texts

  • The Twelve Prophets (12th edition) by A. Cohen (London and New York: Soncino, 1985)
  • Introduction to the Old Testament by Roland Kenneth Harrison (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 1969)
  • Old Testament Survey, (second edition) by William Sanford LaSor, David Allan Hubbard and Frederic William Bush (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 1996)


  • Reflection papers
  • Pop quizzes
  • Announced quizzes
  • Brief, in-class writing assignments

Educational Bio

Ralph Levy holds a B.A. honors degree in linguistics and modern languages from the University of York, England; a B.A. degree in theology from Ambassador University; an M.A. degree in education from California State University, Los Angeles; and a Ph.D. in biblical studies from Union Institute and University of Cincinnati, Ohio. He taught Spanish, ESL, education, speech and theology at Ambassador College/University in Pasadena, California, and Big Sandy, Texas (1975-1996) and theology at Ambassador Bible Center in Milford, Ohio (2000-2010). He serves as the Academic Affairs officer of Foundation Institute.