Undergraduate Course: Method in Reading the Hebrew Bible (BIST10029)
|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||The aim of this course is to deepen the understanding of the methods used in the academic study of the HB/OT, with emphasis placed on contemporary methods.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||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
|Not being delivered|
| Students will gain:
- knowledge of the methods used in the academic study of the Hebrew Bible;
- an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of these methods;
- insights into how Biblical Studies forms an integral part not only of theology, but also of the Humanities in general;
- a demonstrable ability to identify key terms and their meanings;
- demonstrable good judgement about how to judge the relative importance of items on course bibliographies.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof Hans Barstad
Tel: (0131 6)50 8916
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900