Content

This unit aims to introduce students to the diversity of Old Testament traditions; exploring the relationships between theological themes in different historical contexts; and developing a familiarity with exegetical tools and methods, using inductive learning.

Unit Code: BA1001W

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Old Testament

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Describe the historical and social worlds of the Old Testament / Hebrew Bible

2.

Effectively use the tools for biblical interpretation (dictionaries, commentaries, journals, monographs and primary sources)

3.

Develop an awareness of and appreciation for, the history of Hebrew Bible research and a variety of current interpretive approaches

4.

Demonstrate theological and hermeneutical applications of the Hebrew Bible within our current context

Pedagogy

Lectures, inductive learning activities, online tutorial discussion

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

1,500 word exegesis

40.0

1,500 word essay

40.0

Critical Review - online

20.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-08 14:23:29 +1100