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Biblical Texts and Traditions

Code: BS9004L
Points: 24
Study mode: Online

In this unit students will consider how the Scriptures of Old and New Testaments represent living traditions rather than mere inert texts, including:

  • how the formation of the biblical canon reflects the living nature of the texts within the Jewish people and the Christian community
  • how the tradition lives on in the ways Christian communities, including Lutheran, have understood and used the Scriptures
  • how the biblical meta-narrative with Christ at its centre forms the heart of the tradition.

Discipline: Biblical Studies

Study level: Postgraduate Elective


  • At least 24 points in Biblical Studies or equivalent.


Further information

  • Refer to the current Student handbook for required texts.
  • Learning outcomes, assessment details and recommended texts are provided before the scheduled unit start date.

Dr Stephen Haar