Units of Study

NB: In Semester 1 this year, Dr John Dickson is lecturing for BBCL2609 - Historical Jesus to Written Gospels.

BBCL1002 - Biblical Themes: Joshua to Kings

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Ian Mark Young

Description

This unit focuses specifically on narrative books of the Hebrew Bible including Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings and Chronicles. The course focuses on the themes of these biblical books, as well as exploring the historical background of the texts and the events they describe. Attention will be directed to other relevant writings of the period in the Ancient Near East. There are weekly tutorials at which students present papers.

Assessments

class participation (10%), 1x tutorial presentation and report (equivalent to 1500wds) (30%), 1x research essay (equivalent to 2000wds) (30%), 1x2hr exam (30%)

Classes

3x1-hr seminars/week

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