Postgraduate Course: Advanced Hebrew Texts B (BIST11012)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course aims to consolidate reading of classical Hebrew and to enrich experience of textual history and exegesis of the Hebrew Bible.
This course is intended to extend and deepen your knowledge of classical Hebrew by the reading of poetic Hebrew texts of the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Judaism.
This course will allow you to extend your knowledge of Hebrew poetry, including the reading of unpointed Hebrew texts from the Judaean Desert.
Student Learning Experience Information:
The course will be taught by a combination of lectures and readings seminars, during which time students would be able to engage with the primary sources as well as scholarly discussion of various issues.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||This is a graduate-level course. Please confirm subject prerequisites with the Course Manager.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||- seminar presentation 20%
- exegetical essay (3,000 words)80%
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- widen the student's experience of classical Hebrew through careful reading of selected Biblical texts.
- develop skills of textual criticism through first-hand examination of the range of relevant evidence.
- develop skills in exegesis through a structured investigation of the literary, historical and theological dimensions of the texts studied.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof Timothy Lim
Tel: (0131 6)50 8919
|Course secretary||Dr Jessica Wilkinson
Tel: (0131 6)50 7227