The Gospel of Mark: Greek 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 the student develop a range of skills necessary to exegete the Greek text of the New Testament with greater confidence, using the Gospel of Mark as a case study. The module explores: (1) relevant background issues (e.g., authorship, provenance, and purpose), (2) the Markan narrative in its literary and theological context, (3) textual issues that foster a more advanced facility with the Greek language and a better understanding of Greek texts, (4) interpretive issues important or disputed within contemporary scholarship, and (5) 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 2-hour lecture and 1 x 1-hour seminar.
As used by St Andrews: 3-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr E E Shively
Module teaching staff: Dr E Shively