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Scripture and the Life of Faith (Biblical Hermeneutics)

Scheduled - Second Year 

Module Description

To introduce students to the art of reading texts with a specific emphasis on reading sacred texts as part of a community of faith and relating them to contemporary debates and issues.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion, you will be able to:

  1. Exegete Biblical texts and reflect on their contemporary significance

  2. Evaluate critically different hermeneutical approaches to Biblical texts

  3. Analyse the impact of underlying hermeneutical paradigms on specific interpretative decisions

  4. Reflect on your own hermeneutical paradigms and presuppositions

  5. Communicate effectively the results of your exegetical and hermeneutical research



2 written assignments, one of 3000 words and one of 2000 words