This unit explores major theological themes in the Old Testament and their development over time. The approaches taken by significant scholars in the field will be investigated with a view to understanding the contribution of Old Testament theologies to contemporary Christian understanding.
Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of Old Testament theological themes within the cultural, historical and literary contexts in which they originated.
Evaluate scholarly interpretative approaches to Old Testament theological themes.
Identify the interrelatedness of the Old Testament and the New Testament.
Articulate how Old Testament theological themes can contribute to the proclamation of the Church.
Interpreting the Hebrew Bible, or equivalent
Employing both inductive and deductive approaches, the learning in this unit may include structured learning activities, lectures, guided readings, group work, online learning, video conferencing
1,200 word critical review
2,000 word essay
800 word summative reflection
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 18 Oct, 2018
Unit Record last updated: 2019-02-08 11:57:22 +1100