Undergraduate Course: The Gospels (BIST10008)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Advanced study of the canonical Gospels as to their respective emphases, structure and likely purposes, with attention also to extra-canonical (apocryphal) gospels. Selected passages of a given canonical Gospel will be given more in-depth attention.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Reading the New Testament (BIST08016)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least 3 Divinity/Religious Studies courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Revision Session Hours 1,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Weekly Sheets = 10%
Essay (ca. 2,000 words) = 30%
Written exam (2 hrs) = 60%
|No Exam Information
| By the end of the course, students will have acquired:
- Understanding of the literary genres covered by the term gospel.
- Knowledge of the specific features of a range of documents from the first and second centuries.
- Demonstrate an ability to identify key terms and their meanings.
- Demonstrate good judgement about how to judge the relative importance of items on course bibliographies.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Paul Foster
Tel: (0131 6)50 8917
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
© Copyright 2014 The University of Edinburgh - 12 January 2015 3:32 am