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Advanced Texts: New Testament


Aims of the Module 

To examine a specific text or group of texts within the New Testament. 


Intended Learning Outcomes 

On successful completion, you will be able to: 

1. Use critical exegetical tools to understand a New Testament text 

2. Demonstrate coherent and detailed knowledge of selected New Testament texts and a broader overview of the selected text in its literary context 

3. Engage with a range of scholarly literature and work in a critical and constructive manner 

4. Critically evaluate differing theological perspectives on a biblical text 

5. Develop and communicate a strategy for relating and applying ancient Christian perspectives to contemporary expressions of Christianity 


Indicative Module Content 

This module will offer a close reading of selected texts from the New Testmant modelling a proper use of the critical tools of exegesis, demonstrating a constructive engagement with the scholarly literature and reflecting on how the central concerns of the text can be related to the contemporary context. 



Portfolio 3500 words 70% 

Written exam 1500 words 30%