Undergraduate Course: Jesus in and beyond the New Testament (DIVI10076)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|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?
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|Prohibited Combinations|| Students MUST NOT also be taking
New Testament Christology (BIST10045)
||Other requirements|| Students who have previously taken the following course MUST NOT enroll: New Testament Christology (BIST10045)
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.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Show understanding of the range of earliest Christian theological perspectives on Jesus.
- Demonstrate 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
||- Capacity to modify, suspend or otherwise change position when warranted
- Analytical ability and the capacity to formulate questions and solve problems
- Writing skills, including clear expression and citing relevant evidence
- Ability to engage critically with the meaning of documents and recognise that meanings may be multiple
|Course organiser||Dr Matthew Novenson
Tel: (0131 6)50 8942