The Gospel of Mark: English Text
SCQF level 10
Academic year(s): 2019-2020
SCOTCAT credits : 30
ECTS credits : 15
Level : SCQF level 10
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
This module aims to help students develop skills in the interpretation of the Gospel of Mark, giving particular attention to the appreciation of the text's literary and theological contribution to the New Testament. This module focuses primarily on the narrative interpretation of the text, while also giving attention to its key historical and social features. The module explores: (1) relevant background issues (e.g., authorship, provenance, and purpose), (2) selected textual and interpretive issues that are important or disputed within contemporary scholarship, (3) hermeneutical issues related to reading an ancient text in today's world.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass DI1006 and pass DI3712
Weekly contact: 1 x 1-hour lecture and 1 x 2-hour seminar.
As used by St Andrews: 3-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%
Please note the School is offering DI4630 in Semester 1 in Session 2019-2020.