This unit provides an introduction to Paul’s letters to the Romans and Galatians through a focus on selected passages in the two letters in their original first-century context. Identifying and interacting with the major themes in Romans and Galatians, students will consider the implications of the two letters for the life and mission of the church today.

Unit Code: BN0148W

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Diploma

Unit Discipline: New Testament

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes


Describe the social, economic, political, and religious context of Romans and Galatians


Interpret selected passages from the two letters with sound interpretive methods


Articulate key themes in Romans and Galatians


Utilise interpretive tools such as Bible dictionaries, commentaries, and reference works on the New Testament


Lectures, discussion, tutorials


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Short Answer Tests

Short answer test

250 10.0
Short Answer Tests

Short answer test

250 10.0

Paper for presentation (1,500-word sermon, or equivalent)

1500 40.0
Exegetical Essay

Exegetical exercise (1,500 words)

1500 40.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Sep, 2015

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-04 09:55:15 +1100