Reading Bible: Narrative, Law and Ritual (BBCL1001)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit provides an introduction to the study of the Bible, focusing on understanding the literary techniques biblical authors used to convey their message when writing narrative, legal and ritual texts. The first five books of the Bible are the focus of textual study in this semester.

Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment

Tutorial participation (10%), 1xTutorial presentation (equivalent to 500wds) (10%), 1xEssay (2000wds) (40%), 1x2-hr exam (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.