In this unit students will explore the role of tradition in the formation of the biblical texts and the canon, and the relationship between the Bible and the continuing tradition of interpretation; considering how Christian communities, including Lutheran, have understood and used the Scriptures.
Unit code: BS9004L
Unit status: Approved (Major revision)
Unit level: Postgraduate Elective
Unit discipline: Biblical Studies
Proposing College: Australian Lutheran CollegeShow when this unit is running
Analyse biblical texts in the light of their cultural, historical, literary, social, and religious contexts
Justify the notion of ‘living tradition’in the biblical texts themselves, in the formation of the biblical canon, and in the ongoing use of Scripture as ‘living tradition’
Formulate ways of reading biblical texts in the light of a Christ-focused biblical meta-narrative.
Demonstrate advanced skills in critical methodology through interpretation of various biblical texts
Demonstrate self-guided learning, including research, writing and communication.
Course relationship: A level 9 unit in postgraduate theology, ministry and education courses
This unit uses teaching strategies which encourage student engagement and participation in a variety of learning tasks and opportunities which foster deep learning.
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Weekly engagement with topic materials
Critical literature review
Critical analysis essay
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 3 Sep, 2021
Unit record last updated: 2021-09-03 16:10:11 +1000