This unit aims to introduce students to the diversity of Old Testament traditions; exploring the relationships between theological themes in different historical contexts; and developing a familiarity with exegetical tools and methods, using inductive learning.
Describe the historical and social worlds of the Hebrew Bible
Effectively use the tools for biblical interpretation (dictionaries, commentaries, journals, monographs and primary sources)
Develop and an awareness of, and appreciation for, the history of Hebrew Bible research and a variety of current interpretive approaches
Demonstrate theological and hermeneutical applications of the Hebrew Bible within our current context
Undertake postgraduate-level research into the Hebrew Bible and demonstrate this by writing an exegetical paper using appropriate methods and skills.
Lectures, inductive learning activities, online tutorial discussion
Critical review - online
Essay 3000 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Sep, 2019
Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-09 11:32:41 +1100