Content

The first section of this unit will consist of an examination of the book of Psalms as a whole and then individual representative Psalms. The second section will consist of an examination of selected wisdom texts from the Old Testament. Both sections will demonstrate the application of major methodologies associated with the exposition of this literature.

Unit Code: BA9400C

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Old Testament

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catholic Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Undertake independent research on texts of the type under discussion at an advanced level.

2.

Demonstrate an understanding and ability to apply a wide range of standard biblical methodologies.

3.

Identify interpretative ambiguities associated with an examination of the texts being examined.

4.

Present the results of a wide range of research on given biblical texts in the corpus under study

5.

Develop strategies for the public presentation of the type of texts under discussion.

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Unit sequence

BS8001C and BS8002C or equivalent

Pedagogy

Each three hours consists of two hours of interactive lectures and one hour of report.

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

1 hour written examination

30.0

1000-word report

18.0

1000 word report

17.0

2,000-word report

17.0

2,000-word report

18.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 7 Aug, 2018

Unit Record last updated: 2019-09-11 10:05:57 +1000