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DI1006   New Testament 1: Jesus and the Gospels

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 7

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 12.00 noon Mon, Tue, Thu

This module aims to introduce students to New Testament studies in general and to Gospel studies in particular. The general introduction will include consideration of the historical contexts of the New Testament texts, including political, socio-economic and religious factors within the Greco-Roman world and Early Judaism. The Gospels will then be studied with a view to determining the particular interests of their authors, and with a view to assessing their portraits of Jesus in relation to the historical Jesus.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 lectures and 1 tutorial

Scheduled learning hours: 42

Guided independent study hours: 158

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 50%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr E E Shively
Module teaching staff: Team taught