Critically analyse the main features of the understanding of the death and resurrection of Jesus in a number of early Christian texts.
Identify the historical, sociological, literary, and theological factors that contributed to the development and diversity of early Christian understandings of the death and resurrection of Jesus.
Articulate, through detailed exegesis, the way that one early Christian text treats the death and resurrection of Jesus and its ecclesial, missional, or ethical implications.
Compare significant scholarly debates over the meaning of the death of Christ and/or the nature of the resurrection in early Christianity.
15 points in New Testament Study
Lectures, tutorials, engagement with online learning materials, tasks and tutorial discussion
Exegetical Essay on a New Testament text (3000 words)
Preparation of Liturgical Materials for either Good Friday or the Easter Vigil or Easter Sunday informed by the theology of one New Testament writer (3000 words)
Essay on a non-canonical early Christian text (2000 words)
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017
Unit Record last updated: 2019-03-01 16:02:40 +1100