Faculty of Arts


BSTHEO 316

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

Reading/Texts

Weekly reading provided in Course Outline

Recommended Reading

Weekly reading provided in Course Outline

Points

BSTHEO 316: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

Any 30 points at Stage II in Biblical Studies

Restrictions

BSTHEO 201, 216, 241


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