Content

The unit will commence with an outline of the exegetical approach that will be used in the unit and its relationship to other approaches. This will be followed by an introduction to the Pentateuch, the critical issues associated with its interpretation, and exegesis of selected texts.

Unit Code: BA2010Y

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Old Testament

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate a critical understanding of the historical, literary and theological issues associated with the Pentateuch and its interpretation

2.

Discuss distinctive theological themes in the books of the Pentateuch

3.

Interpret passages from the books of the Pentateuch

4.

Make critical use of secondary sources, e.g., commentaries

Unit sequence

Successful completion of BA1000Y and BN1000Y

Pedagogy

Lectures, tutorials

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

1500 word essay

35.0

3000 word essay

65.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-02-07 11:59:53 +1100