<div dir="ltr"><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:12px;color:rgb(76,70,70);font-family:Helvetica,Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;line-height:20.4px;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;text-align:justify;background:rgb(255,255,255) none repeat scroll 0% 0%"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%"><img alt="alt" src="http://www.lst.edu/images/stories/photo.fradonissaclolo.jpg" style="margin: 5px 8px; padding: 0px; border: 1px solid; outline: 0px none; font-size: 14px; float: left; background: transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%;" height="191" width="191"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">Loyola School of Theology invites you to the oral defense of the Licentiate Thesis entitled &quot;Hosea&#39;s Marriage Metaphor and Its Influence on the Covenant Theology of Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and<span class=""> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%">Deutero-Isaiah</span>&quot; by<span class=""> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%">Fr</span>. Adonis<span class=""> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%">Saclolo</span><span class=""> </span>on March 18, 2016 (Friday), 9:00 am, at the<span class=""> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%">Tipanan</span><span class=""> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%">ni </span>San Ignacio, Second Floor of Loyola School of Theology.  <br><br>The Board of Examiners is composed of Federico<span class=""> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%">Villanueva</span>, Ph.D. (Principal Examiner), <span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%">Fr</span>. Manuel<span class=""> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%">Montesclaros</span>, S.J., S.S.L. and<span class=""> </span></span></span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%">Fr</span>. Felipe<span class=""> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%">Fruto</span> Ramirez, S.J., S.T.D. (Adviser).<span class=""> </span></span>The defense is being held in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the ecclesiastical degree, Licentiate in Sacred Theology (STL) with field of specialization in Biblical Theology. </span></span></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:12px;font-family:Helvetica,Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;line-height:20.4px;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;text-align:justify;background:rgb(255,255,255) none repeat scroll 0% 0%"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"> </span></div><div style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:12px;color:rgb(76,70,70);font-family:Helvetica,Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;line-height:20.4px;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;text-align:justify;background:rgb(255,255,255) none repeat scroll 0% 0%"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%"><em style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">Abstract:  Hosea received a very peculiar prophetic vocation:  to announce the message of<span class=""> </span><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%">YHWH</span><span class=""> </span>through his marriage (<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%">Hos</span><span class=""> </span>1-3). Hosea’s marriage is a vehicle to convey God’s message, his matrimonial life is a metaphor of the covenant.  Thus, the prophet introduced the nuptial language to Old Testament Covenant Theology.  This thesis then proceeds to establish the influence of Hosea’s marriage metaphor to three later prophets: Jeremiah (<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%">chs</span>. 2, 3, 31), Ezekiel (<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%">chs</span>. 16, 23), and Second Isaiah (<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%">chs</span>. 50, 54).  These explorations are methodologically attempted through biblical theology and exegesis of pertinent passages from the said prophets, particularly in their comprehension of the relationship between God and Israel as revealed by the matrimonial bond. The study concludes by exploring how the OT covenant in a marital motif deepens our understanding of New Testament covenant theology, the Church, sacramental marriage and family life.</span><br><br></em><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><font size="1"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%"><a href="http://www.lst.edu/community/news-a-features/924-stl-thesis-defense-of-fr-adonis-saclolo-philippines-on-march-18-2016">http://www.lst.edu/community/news-a-features/924-stl-thesis-defense-of-fr-adonis-saclolo-philippines-on-march-18-2016</a></span></font></span><em style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px none;outline:0px none;font-size:14px;background:transparent none repeat scroll 0% 0%"><br></em></span></div><br clear="all"><br>-- <br><div class="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><img src="https://docs.google.com/uc?export=download&amp;id=0B8a80-OS-KOgNF9hdjdTeXdqMU0&amp;revid=0B8a80-OS-KOgVFIzeFd4cFZqdjVrNjZ5ZXg5cDhBd0pVZ1FNPQ" height="90" width="522"><br><a href="http://www.ateneo.edu/ls/soh/tmp" target="_blank">Theology and Ministry Program</a></div><div>School of Humanities, Loyola Schools</div><div>Loyola School of Theology, Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, 1108 Quezon City</div><div>Tel (632) 426 6430 to 35 • Telefax (632) 426 5967 • <a href="mailto:theomin.soh@ateneo.edu" target="_blank">theomin.soh@ateneo.edu</a> • <a href="http://www.lst.edu" target="_blank">www.lst.edu</a><br></div><div><a href="http://journals.ateneo.edu/ojs/index.php/landas/issue/archive" target="_blank">Landas</a>, The Journal of Loyola School of Theology and the Theology and Ministry Program<br></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div>
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