Directed Biblical Studies 3
|Course code THEO3015||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science|
This course will allow students to select one of two areas of Biblical study: Pauline Literature or Deutero-Isaiah.
The course will examine the literary form and theological content of The Pauline Literature or Deutero-Isaiah.
Not available in 2014
|Previously offered in 2011, 2010|
|Objectives||Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to:|
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the principal issues associated with the study.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the principal literary forms in their selected topic
3. Demonstrate a well-developed skill in the exegesis of a selected passage(s) form their selected topic.
4. Articulate the place of their selected study in the Hebrew or Christian Canons.
|Content||Themes will include:|
The Pauline Literature:
1. An introduction to the Pauline literature: historical, geographical, social and religious factors.
2. Recent scholarship on the 'new Perspective' on Paul.
3. The social, setting, literary structure, key theological ideas and the purpose of selected Pauline letters.
4. Exegesis of selected passages from the Pauline literature.
1. Critical review and evaluation of the arguments for and against the hypothesis of a deuteron-Isaiah.
2. Analysis of the characteristic literary forms of Isaiah 40-45 and their content/themes.
3. Aspects of the theology of Isaiah 40-55 and their significance.
4. Critical exegesis of selected passages.
5. The message(s) of the 'three' distinct writers of Isaiah.
|Replacing Course(s)||Not Applicable.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : Paper Based|
|Teaching Methods||Self Directed Learning|
|Contact Hours||Self Directed Learning: for 130 hour(s) per Term for Full Term|