Content

This unit will introduce students to the literature and history of the New Testament writings. In particular, students will examine various genres and techniques employed in the text to testify to the good news of Jesus Christ and proclaim the fulfillment of Old Testament tradition. Students will also develop a working familiarity with a variety of aids and critical approaches used to interpret and engage the New Testament.

Unit Code: BN1701S

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: New Testament

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Describe the contents of the New Testament: the types of literature, their particular interpretive demands, their place in the development of the canon, their theological outlook

2.

Demonstrate an awareness of the historical and social world of the New Testament era

3.

Use appropriate interpretive approaches to the New Testament in the writing of an exegetical essay

4.

Access and use the tools of New Testament interpretation: lexicons, dictionaries, commentaries, primary sources, on-line resources, and others; and

5.

Articulate the relationship of the New Testament to the texts and message of the Old Testament

Pedagogy

Online

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

500 word document studies

12.0

500 word document studies

13.0

1000 reading review

25.0

2000 word essay

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 0205

Unit Record last updated: 2019-02-18 13:13:03 +1100