B7110A / B8110A Introduction to the Old Testament
This course unit aims to provide an historical, literary, theological and thematic introduction to the Old Testament.
B7150A / B8150A Introduction to the New Testament (Tuesday Morning Group on Campus)
This course unit aims to introduce students to the critical study of the New Testament, its literary forms, historical and cultural contexts and theological themes. It seeks to provide a solid foundation for further biblical and theological study.
B7226A / B9226A Psalms
This course unit studies Israel’s poetic literature and practice of prayer and worship as represented in the Psalter. It provides an opportunity to develop exegetical skills in the analysis of Hebrew poetry.
B7231A / B9231A Prophetic Literature / Interpreting the Prophets of Israel
This course unit builds on the knowledge and skills developed in the prerequisite Biblical Studies units. It examines the literary forms and theological content of Israel’s prophetic books, with due consideration of their historical, cultural and religious settings/contexts.
B7253A / B9253A The Four Gospels / Interpreting the four Gospels
This course unit builds on the two introductory Course Units in Biblical Studies, and contributes towards the sub-major sequence in Biblical Studies. It enables students to develop the ability to research in Biblical Studies through reading the four New Testament Gospels in the light of relevant contemporary scholarly literature and accepted exegetical methodologies.
B7260A / B9260A Pauline Literature & Theology
This course unit builds on the knowledge and skills developed in the prerequisite Biblical Studies units. It examines the historical context, literary forms and theological content of the New Testament Literature associated with Paul.
B7270A Johannine Literature; B9270A Unlocking John
B7260A Johannine Literature
This course unit builds upon the knowledge and skills learned in the pre-requisite units. It examines the historical context, literary forms and theological content of the Gospel and Letters of John, and their application to Christian life. ministry, and worship.
B9260A Unlocking John
This course unit builds upon the knowledge and skills learned in the prerequisite biblical studies units. It critically examines the historical context, structure, literary forms, and theological content of the Gospel according to John, their application to Christian worship, teaching and spirituality. As an Advanced elective unit, this unit builds on critical skills formed in prerequisite study and forms a part of a specialisation in the discipline of Biblical Studies in the postgraduate awards.
B9258A Lukan Literature and Theology
The course unit enables students to study the two volume work Luke-Acts which encompasses a gospel and an early Christian theological history.