Units of Study

MGRK2675 - New Testament Greek and its World A

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Vrasidas Karalis

Description

This unit explores, by means of language, the world, the ideas and the formation of the New Testament as the foundation book of Christian tradition. Language becomes the starting point for the structural analysis of the various books comprising the New Testament and for the close reading in their meaning. It also raises issues of translation and interpretation which were crucial for the establishment of major Christian doctrines and ethical values in different cultures. Finally, it offers a thorough examination of critical discussions about the continuing influences of the New Testament and investigates the discipline of New Testament studies in the beginning of the 21st century.

Assessments

1x2000wd final essay (60%), 2xwritten assignments 1500wd total (20%), 1xclass presentation equivalent to 1000wd (20%)

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 2x1-hr tutorials/week commencing week 2

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points in any subject

Prohibitions

MGRK2525

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

MGRK2675

           

Lect 1

 

 

           

Lect 2

 
1 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3
2 This class runs from Week 4 to Week 13

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

MGRK2675

         

Tutorial 3

 

 

         

Tutorial 4

 
3 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 4
4 This class runs from Week 5 to Week 13

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