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Introduction to the Old Testament

Code: BA8001L
Points: 24
Online | Face to face

As an introduction to the Old Testament this unit offers an overview of the textual, cultural, literary and theological features of the literature of the Old Testament. The student is introduced to topics such as inspiration, the formation of the Old Testament canon, historical backgrounds and issues, analytical approaches used in biblical studies, and the relation of interpretation to faith in this context.

Discipline: Old Testament

Study level: Postgraduate Foundational

Prerequisites

  • None

Availability

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.