|Religious Studies - New Testament Exegesis, in-depth course , 15 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|On completion of the course, the student should, at an in-depth level, be able to
- read the New Testament in Greek,
- demonstrate knowledge of the contents and history of New Testament letters,
- account for St. Paul and his theology,
- account for the history and life of the early church,
- interpret epistles in Greek,
- demonstrate familiarity with independent work and reflection on learning.
|The course consists of
- reading of epistle in Greek (at least one Pauline and one non-Pauline epistle), as well as continued work with syntax, vocabulary and the original form of the texts,
- study of comments to the texts that have been read in Greek,
- study of the contents and history of the New Testament letters, St. Paul and his theology, as well as the history of primitive Christianity in its Hellenistic and Jewish environment,
- exercises of interpreting epistles in Greek, including an individually written interpretation.
|The student's work mainly consists of independent literature study, translation and interpretation work. In addition, there will be lectures, text seminars and discussions of the reading list, and minor written productions written by the students. The seminar sessions in all cases imply work that should be carried out in advance.|
|The course is examined through oral or written examination and through seminar discussion of the individual written interpretation.
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.
Admission to the course requires that the student has at least 7.5 HE credits from Religious Studies - New Testament Exegesis, continuation course, 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.