Content

This unit offers advanced exegetical study of two gospels, Luke and John. The unit will consider questions of authorship, context, structure, key literary features and theological themes in each gospel. Discussion of selected themes and exegesis of selected pericopes from each gospel will assist the student in consolidating exegetical skills and enhance their appreciation of the distinctive character of each gospel.

Unit Code: BN3203L

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit Discipline: New Testament

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Australian Lutheran College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Translate accurately from Greek to English selected passages from Luke and John

2.

Identify the setting and distinctive literary and theological features of each gospel

3.

Compare and contrast theological themes and texts in Luke and John

4.

Demonstrate advanced skills in exegesis and literary analysis

5.

Argue and defend a thesis about the gospels using primary and secondary sources

6.

Integrate exegetical insights into homiletical, pastoral, and/or missiological reflection.

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Unit sequence

Gospel Studies 1: Matthew and Mark New Testament Greek A and B

Pedagogy

This unit will combine lectures with workshops and class presentations by students

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Exegetical Essay

Exegetical Essay comparative 3500 words

70.0
Exegesis

Mini-exegetical papers 2 x 750 words

30.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 26 Jun, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-04 23:04:25 +1100