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DR1580: INTRODUCTION TO THE HEBREW BIBLE (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

This course contains a survey of the biblical literature of the Hebrew Bible and of the critical methods involved in its study. The course surveys the content, theology, and history of formation of key books within the Hebrew Bible. It also presents and critically evaluates source-critical, redaction-critical, form-critical, and canonical approaches to the biblical texts.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • One of Bachelor Of Theology (With Honours) Distance Learning (Studied) or Certificate in Christian Studies (Studied) or Diploma in Christian Studies (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course contains a survey of the biblical literature of the Hebrew Bible and of the critical methods involved in its study. The course surveys the content, theology, and history of formation of key books within the Hebrew Bible. It also presents and critically evaluates source-critical, redaction-critical, form-critical, and canonical approaches to the biblical texts. 


Summative Assessments

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2 web-based quizes, using WebCT quiz-tool

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2 x Essays (1500 Words)

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Formative Assessment

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Resit Assessments

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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberRead biblical texts in an informed and critical manner.
ConceptualAnalyseReflect independently and critically on theological and ideological problems raised by the biblical texts.
ReflectionApplyGain an openness to, and an interest in, life-long learning through directed and self-directed study.
ReflectionUnderstandGain an awareness and appreciation of social and cultural diversity.
FactualRememberRead biblical texts in an informed and critical manner.
ConceptualAnalyseReflect independently and critically on theological and ideological problems raised by the biblical texts.
ReflectionApplyGain an openness to, and an interest in, life-long learning through directed and self-directed study.
ReflectionUnderstandGain an awareness and appreciation of social and cultural diversity.
ConceptualAnalyseReflect independently and critically on theological and ideological problems raised by the biblical texts.
ReflectionApplyGain an openness to, and an interest in, life-long learning through directed and self-directed study.
FactualRememberRead biblical texts in an informed and critical manner.
ReflectionUnderstandGain an awareness and appreciation of social and cultural diversity.

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