Advanced Studies in the New Testament
This course provides the opportunity for students to study the background and literature of the Christian Scriptures, commonly referred to as the New Testament, at an advanced level. The course utilises the tools of Biblical scholarship to study in detail the four Gospels and letters of Paul, with some reference to other texts within the Christian canon.
|Faculty||Faculty of Education and Arts|
|School||School of Humanities and Social Science|
Semester 1 - 2014
(Seminar - Broken Bay Institute)
Semester 1 - 2014 (UoN Broken Bay Institute - Online)
Upon completion of this course students will be expected to: 1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the historical, cultural and religious background of the Christian Scriptures. 2. Provide a narrative outline of the four Gospels and identify the situation and concerns of the communities whose lives they reflect. 3. Critically analyse Paul’s contribution to the early Church and the context of his letters with special attention to 1 Corinthians. 4. Apply a critical exegetical method to selected passages from the Synoptic Gospels or the Letters of St Paul at an advanced level. 5. Appreciate the New Testament as a literary expression of the theological positions held by the early Christian communities.
Themes will include:
|Transition||Students who have previously completed THEO6005 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6005.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Compulsory Components||None listed|
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for RELT6005|