This unit will investigate the connection between Biblical interpretation and social transformation. Traditional historical critical, literary and contemporary ideological approaches to Scripture will be explored. The applicability of these approaches to contemporary contexts, with attention given to political, cultural and environmental spheres of life, will be considered.
Unit Code: BA9012S
Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective
Unit Discipline: Old Testament
Delivery Mode: Face to Face
Proposing College: Stirling Theological CollegeShow when this Unit is running
Demonstrate competency in the use of relevant tools for biblical studies, such as commentaries, theological and bible dictionaries, lexicons, journals and digital resources, and primary sources
Engage a variety of exegetical methods in the analysis of biblical texts.
Identify and describe historical, cultural, social, and literary contexts of biblical texts
Explain how the relationship between texts and readers affects the interpretation and application of biblical texts
Demonstrate research skills and critical insight in engaging biblical texts for specific contemporary contexts.
BA8011S Justice in the Old Testament or an equivalent foundational unit in Biblical Studies
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Online Quiz (exegetical terminology)
Minor essay (thematic) 2500 words
Major essay (exegetical) 3500 words
Forum Posts – Forum Posts – 2 submitted posts (450 words each) responding to case studies or reading plus 2 responses (50 words each) to other student’s posts – 1000 words.
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 26 Sep, 2019
Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-23 14:09:29 +1100