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Christ: The Suffering Servant of Isaiah

This online independent study course focuses on what St. John Paul II called "The Fifth Gospel," the songs of the Suffering Servant in the Old Testament book of Isaiah.This course will address the meaning of servanthood and its relationship to reverence and holiness, will focus on the meaning of self-sacrifice and atonement as Israel under these; and will address how Isaiah’s servant was also the King Messiah.Students who successfully complete this course should be able to demonstrate how Isaiah’s Servant was embodied in Jesus, and to specify how these Scriptures contribute to the theology of His Passion and the vocation of all Christians.