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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: Gluing Students to Their Seats and Other Fun Activities
Submitted by: Kenneth Blanchard on Apr 06, 2006
Date Last Modified: Apr 06, 2006
Title: History News
Description: Adaptation of the "History News" game on the Gluing Students to Their Seats" site.
Type of Task: Team
Time Required 50 minutes
Topics: Isaiah, history of Israel
Course: History 413
Audience: College General Ed
Categories:
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to pick out both the "burdens" in Isaiah's message and the things that make that burden worth bearing.
Text of Learning Exercise: HISTORY NEWS SHOW
THE GOOD NEWS—AND THE BAD NEWS

Suppose that, in addition to all the other evils of their society, the people of
Judah had added television. Put together a television news show or documentary
that features the prophet Isaiah and/or his teaching.

Focus on both the good news and bad news in Isaiah’s message. You may include
news, sports, weather, commercials, interviews, etc.

Negatives:

· Has to criticize people’s religious ceremonies (1:11-15). God hates their
festivals!
· Sees mistreatment of poor (1:16-18)--has to tell people what true religion is!
We’d much rather have the ceremonies!
· Sees justice turned to injustice (end of Chapter 1)
· Message supposed to be for all nations, not just Jews (2:1-3)
· Contrast between material prosperity and religious harlotry (2:7-8)
· Children are their oppressors and women rule over them (3:12)
· Ingratitude (Chapter 5--my beloved’s vineyard)
· Woe to those that call evil good, and good evil
· Vision itself (Chapter 6) Woe is me, I am a man of unclean lips. And note--he
is told people won’t listen--that their hearts are going to be hard.

Positives:

· Isaiah 40 (Comfort ye my people/vs. 31, They that wait upon the Lord).
· Isaiah 42 (Behold my servant...bring forth judgment to gentiles).
· Isaiah 45 (Cyrus, God's anointed)
· Isaiah 51: 11 "Therefore the redeemed..."
· Isaiah 52:15 God's servant marred...
· Isaiah 53: suffering servant
· Isaiah 55: Ho every one that thirsteth..
· Isaiah 59: 15, no intercessor: so Lord himself intervenes
· Isaiah 60: Arise, shine for the light is come..."
· Isaiah 61: "Spirit of the Lord is upon me..."
· Isaiah 65:17/66:22-24 "New heavens and new earth."











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