Content

This unit is designed to consolidate and develop the language skills gained from introductory studies in Koine Greek (New Testament Greek). Students will translate and analyse excerpts of epistles taken predominantly from the New Testament but also from contemporaneous Greek writings. They will revise and extend their knowledge of vocabulary, grammar, exegesis and textual criticism in the course of this process.

Unit Code: BN3505C

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit Discipline: New Testament

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catholic Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate advanced skills in the lexical, morphological and syntactic analysis of Koine Greek texts

2.

Translate moderately difficult epistolary passages in Koine Greek from the New Testament and contemporaneous writings

3.

Consult specialist dictionaries, grammars and commentaries in order to increase their understanding of passages in Koine Greek

4.

Discuss exegetical questions relating to epistolary passages in Greek from the New Testament and contemporaneous writings, making reference to the Greek text

5.

Apply basic principles of textual criticism to the study of manuscript variants in the New Testament

Unit sequence

New Testament Greek A (AL1201C) and B (AL1202C), or equivalent

Pedagogy

Lectures, seminars, tutorials

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Essay

1250 word written assignment, on an epistolary passage in Koine Greek, comprising translation and notes on linguistic, exegetical and text-critical issues; passages will be from the New Testament.

1250 25.0
Essay

1250 word written assignment, on an epistolary passage in Koine Greek, comprising translation and notes on linguistic, exegetical and text-critical issues; passages will be from the New Testament.

1250 25.0
Essay

1250 word written assignment, on an epistolary passage in Koine Greek, comprising translation and notes on linguistic, exegetical and text-critical issues; passage will be from a non-canonical early Christian text

1250 25.0
Essay

1250 word written assignment, on an epistolary passage in Koine Greek, comprising translation and notes on linguistic, exegetical and text-critical issues; passages will be from the New Testament.

1250 25.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 7 Aug, 2015

Unit Record last updated: 2019-09-11 13:58:24 +1000