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Postgraduate Course: The New Testament in the Graeco-Roman World (PG) (DIVI11035)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Divinity CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course situates the New Testament in its Graeco-Roman historical, political, literary, and cultural contexts and seeks to identify instances of influence and interaction.
Course description TBC
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking The New Testament in Its Graeco-Roman Context (BIST11018)
Other requirements Students who have previously taken the following course MUST NOT enroll: The New Testament in Its Graeco-Roman Context (BIST11018)
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesThis is a graduate-level course. Please confirm subject pre-requisites with the Course Organiser.
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 174 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 10% - Seminar participation

90% - Essay (4000 words)
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Critically approach the New Testament texts through interaction with ancient primary sources in their original language.
  2. Interact with and apply the breadth of secondary literature in the discipline of biblical and classical studies.
  3. Render critical judgments on modern scholarship.
  4. Provide a sophisticated account (in both oral and written forms) of pertinent issues in New Testament studies.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNew Testament,Greek Literature,Latin Literature,Paul,Gospels,Acts
Contacts
Course organiserDr Matthew Novenson
Tel: (0131 6)50 8942
Email: matthew.novenson@ed.ac.uk
Course secretary
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