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: BA9010Y

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Old Testament

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Apply a critical grasp of the historical, literary and theological issues associated with the Pentateuch to its interpretation

2.

Demonstrate a critical knowledge of the 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

5.

Critically discuss the issue of the continuing relevance of the Pentateuch

6.

Apply exegetical analysis of text and understanding of distinctive theological themes to specific issues in the study of the Pentateuch

Unit sequence

Successful completion of one foundational unit in the Old Testament

Pedagogy

Lectures, tutorials

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

2000 word essay

35.0

4000 word essay

65.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-02-13 15:28:46 +1100