Faculty of Arts


BSTHEO 216

Biblical Texts in Contexts


Description

A critical study of the relationship of biblical texts to their historical, literary, social and cultural contexts, and how these illuminate contemporary contexts and interpretations. Students will be enabled to assess the significance of the biblical text in historical and contemporary situations, recognising the multi-faceted nature of all biblical interpretation.

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Nāsili Vaka’uta
Professor Elaine Wainwright

Points

BSTHEO 216: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

BSTHEO 110 or 111 or THEOLOGY 103

Restrictions

BSTHEO 201, 241, 316


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