This unit provides a thorough study of Luke’s Gospel, including its theological and literary character, its wider Greco-Roman and Jewish context and connections, and an overview of recent trends in Lukan studies as a basis for detailed exegetical analysis of selected texts.
Give an informed and critical account of the history of interpretation of Luke's Gospel
Analyse the socio-political and literary context in which the Gospel first circulated;
Identify and describe distinctive Lukan Christological, ecclesiological, pneumatological, missiological and eschatological themes and understandings
Exegete the Lukan text by employing a range of appropriate exegetical methods and resources;
Discuss the interpretation and proclamation of Luke’s Gospel in meaningful ways for today’s world;
Engage critically with the scholarly literature on the relationship between Luke and Acts.
Foundation unit in NT (BN8001W or equivalent)
lectures, discussion, tutorials
1,500 word critical review of readings
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1,500 word thematic seminar paper
3,000 word exegetical essay
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017
Unit Record last updated: 2019-03-07 09:01:16 +1100