|Religious Studies - New Testament in Translation, continuation course , 15 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|On completion of the course, the student should be able to
- account for the diversity and the unity in the contents of the New Testament writings,
- demonstrate knowledge of the historical creation environment of the New Testament writings and theological main ideas and of the questions around the Jesus figure,
- profit by exegetical nonfiction, for example scientific comments, guides and monographs,
- carry out independent exegesis on academic basis by means of exegetical aids.
|The course consists of two modules with the following parts:
New Testament Chronology and Theology (6 HE credits)
- New Testament chronology and New Testament theology
- the Jesus figure (and, for student who only read this non-linguistic course in the New Testament in addition to linguistic courses in the Old Testament, also questions around St. Paul and the primitive Christianity)
Text and Commentary Studies (9 HE credits)
- text and commentary studies of New Testament text in translation
- application of exegetical methods in an own exegetics assignment
|Depending on the number of participants, the course will be given as supervised independent study or as a taught course with lectures and seminars. In both cases, the student's work mainly consists of independent text and commentary studies, and application of exegetical methods in the own exegetical assignment. The seminar sessions are compulsory and in all cases imply work that should be carried out in advance.|
|The course is examined through oral or written examination and through presentation of a smaller, written exegetical assignment. Participation in the seminars is compulsory.
Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.
Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.
At least 7.5 HE credits from Religious studies - Biblical Studies, continuation course: the module the New Testament, or the equivalent.
|A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course|
|Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.|
|The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.|
|Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.
The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.