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Interpreting Theologically Problematic Old Testament Texts

Scheduled - Third Year 


Module Description

To study in detail a selection of Old Testament texts that are theologically problematic for modern Christian readers.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion, you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate detailed and up-to-date knowledge of scholarship on one or more 'problematic' Old Testament texts

  2. Assimilate, analyse and critically evaluate different scholarly approaches

  3. Display critical hermeneutical skills in interpreting biblical texts

  4. Devise and communicate effectively your own argument regarding the interpretation of one or more specific texts

  5. Demonstrate critical sensitivity to alternative perspectives/approaches



2 written assignments each 2500 words