University Student's Perception of Jeremiah in New Normal Era: The controversy of Jeremiah's Calling as A Prophet


  • Herowati sitorus Institut Agama Kristen Negeri Tarutung
  • Rogate Artaida Tiarasi Gultom Institut Agama Kristen Negeri Tarutung
  • Megawati Manullang Institut Agama Kristen Negeri Tarutung
  • Manusiar Hernawati Sitorus Institut Agama Kristen Negeri Tarutung
  • Roy Charly Sipahutar Institut Agama Kristen Negeri Tarutung



Teachings of the Prophet, Controversy, Calling the Prophet, Student Perception


This article describes how a great prophet, Jeremiah, who was chosen by God, worked among the Israelites who were living in exile. During his ministry, he received a lot of criticism from other prophets; there was a conflict in the news. In writing this article, a constructive theological approach was carried out for students in understanding the differences in the teachings conveyed by Jeremiah and the other prophets. This approach will explain how the content of Jeremiah's teaching is a message of peace that can be received by the Israelites as immigrants in a foreign land. How do students, as newcomers to a new place, adapt to the new context and lifestyle to feel peace?


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