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B7130 Introduction to New Testament

  • Unit Code & NameB7130 Introduction to New Testament
  • DescriptionThis unit introduces the critical study of the New Testament, its literary forms, historical and cultural contexts and theological themes.

    It provides a solid foundation for further biblical and theological study. The focus is on an outline of the books of the New Testament, their historical, cultural, political and religious contexts, approaching the books of the New Testament as literary works, key methodologies of Biblical interpretation, developing skills in exegesis and writing an exegetical essay, and key New Testament themes.
  • DisciplineBiblical Studies
  • LevelUndergraduate
  • Semester3, 2017
  • Delivery ModeOnline
  • DateLive online tutorials fortnightly on Tuesdays - 29 August, 12 & 26 September, 29 October.
    Tutorials are optional, held from 7.00pm to 8.00pm AEST.
  • Lecturer(s) Stuart Glover
  • PrerequisitesExcludes B7110 Introduction to Biblical Studies
  • Learning OutcomesAt the end of this unit students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate a sound knowledge of the contents of the New Testament
    2. Display a sound understanding of the historical, social and cultural context of the New Testament
    3. Demonstrate basic exegetical skills in critical interpretation of New Testament texts
    4. Access and use significant secondary literature
    5. Apply the fruits of New Testament studies to a range of life and ministry situations