Content

This unit starts with the recognition that some Biblical texts seem to endorse behaviour which is harmful. Students will be encouraged to identify these “texts of terror” and develop apologetic, hermeneutic and transformative strategies to dismantle oppressive readings.

Unit Code: DM3609T

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit Discipline: Missiology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Trinity College Theological School

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Describe ways in which Scriptural texts have informed and supported negative ideology and behaviour

2.

Evaluate the history of interpretation of such texts

3.

Deconstruct harmful historical readings and present alternative interpretations

Unit sequence

An introductory unit in either BA or BN or equivalent

Pedagogy

Recorded on-line lecture, discussion forum; assignments

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Thematic Essay 2000 words

40.0

Portfolio 1000 words

20.0

Case Study 2000 words

40.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-15 13:21:34 +1100