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Introduction to the Old Testament

Code: BA8001L
Points: 24
Face to face (live-streamed) | Online

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


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Further information

  • Refer to the current Student handbook supplement: unit guide for required texts and scheduled lectures and tutorials.
  • Distance students are encouraged to participate in live-streamed lectures and tutorials.

Dr Adam Hensley