Content

This unit offers a critical scholarly study of the text of the Gospel of Luke. Special emphasis is put on the theology, and frequent liturgical use of the Gospel of Luke in the Coptic Orthodox Church. This unit uses narrative –critical methods to study the text of the Gospel particularly in its structural and symbolic elements in order to elucidate the particular theology of this Gospel.

Unit Code: BN2710A

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: New Testament

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: St Athanasius College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate an understanding of the structure and theology of the Gospel of St John in contrast to the Synoptic gospels

2.

Describe the different themes contained in St. Luke’s gospel

3.

Employ exegetical principles in exploring particular passages of the gospel of St Luke

4.

Discuss the relationship of the synoptic gospels by the exegesis of select passages

5.

Evaluate the significance of the Lukan material used in Coptic Liturgical texts

Unit sequence

any introductory New Testament Unit

Pedagogy

Students will engage in the exegesis of various texts, using a range of appropriate methodologies

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Essay

Essay 1000 words

25.0
Exegetical Essay

Exegetical Essay 1000 words

25.0
Essay

Thematic Essay 2500 words

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-02-28 09:07:54 +1100