Content

This course will undertake a study of Wisdom Literature. Specific texts will be studied from historical critical and literary perspectives. The unit studies two books from Wisdom Literature: Proverbs, Ecclesiastes (Qoholeth), Daniel and Job.

Unit Code: BA2012Y

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 knowledge of the structure and composition of the chosen books

2.

Identify the significance of literary forms

3.

Articulate distinctive theological themes that emerge

4.

Describe the similarities and differences in the way that wisdom is depicted

5.

Demonstrate skills in critical biblical interpretation

Unit sequence

BA1020 (BA1000Y) and BN1020 (BN1000Y) or the equivalent

Pedagogy

Lectures, seminars, discussions

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

1500 word exegetical paper

35.0

3000 word major essay

65.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2015

Unit Record last updated: 2019-02-07 13:00:41 +1100