Undergraduate Course: New Testament Christology (BIST10045)
|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||A topical study of theological perspectives on Jesus attested in the earliest Christian texts, with some attention to Jewish precedents and later Christian developments, covering questions such as: Why was Jesus identified by his followers as the Jewish messiah? Where did the idea of an antichrist come from? How did Jesus come to be thought of as God?
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
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| By the end of the course students will have:
- an understanding of the range of earliest Christian theological perspectives on Jesus;
- familiarity with the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts of New Testament Christology;
- familiarity with post-apostolic developments in early Christian Christology;
- skill in interpretation of New Testament texts;
- skill in critical evaluation of secondary literature in the discipline;
- skill in critical thinking, construction of an argument, and prose composition;
- 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||Dr Matthew Novenson
Tel: (0131 6)50 8942
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900