This unit surveys various models of salvation in the Bible: exodus narratives, return from exile, social and ecological dimensions of eschatology and prophecy, messianism, reconciliation, atonement and resurrection. Key biblical texts will be examined in relation to their cultural and historical contexts, with attention also being given to the hermeneutical relationships between selected biblical models and systematic theology.
Describe a range of models of salvation in the Bible
Exegete rigorously a biblical text related to this theme
Analyse and describe cultural and historical influences in the formation of salvation theologies
Reflect critically on the relevance of these biblical models and theologies for contemporary faith
Demonstrate an ability to engage in interdisciplinary research and discussion.
Introductory unit in NT (BN1001W or equivalent) and in OT (BA1001W or equivalent)
lectures, discussion, tutorials
1,000 word critical review of readings
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2,000 word thematic seminar paper
3,000 word exegetical essay
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017
Unit Record last updated: 2019-02-25 10:14:00 +1100