Postgraduate Course: Hebrew Bible Exegesis A (BIST11016)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Close reading of selected texts from the Hebrew Bible.
Participants on this course engage in a close reading and exegetical study of a selected text from the Hebrew Bible. Particular attention is devoted to linguistic, historical, theological, and literary issues.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| 0
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Students must have three years of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament study and good reading ability in classical Hebrew.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Exegetical essay of 5,000 words, 90%
Weekly class participation, 10%
|No Exam Information
| When students have successfully completed this course, they will have:
1. carried out detailed exegetical study of a set text from the Hebrew Bible in its text-critical, literary, historical, and theological dimensions;
2. improved their linguistic skills;
3. had practice in writing a substantial exegetical essay; and
4. gained a deeper understanding of part of the Hebrew Bible.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Students will gain ability in analysing texts, marshalling evidence in support of that analysis, oral presentation skills, and handling detail in writing.
|Keywords||Hebrew Bible, Old Testament, Hebrew, exegesis
|Course organiser||Dr David Reimer
Tel: (0131 6)50 8977
|Course secretary||Ms Joanne Hendry
Tel: (0131 6)50 7227
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