The Pentateuch

Unit code: BA2006L

Description

This unit will consider selected themes and texts from the Pentateuch. Topics covered are: background issues: author, audience, society, geography, mythology; literary issues: exegesis of texts, attending to genre (especially narrative and law codes), literary devices, themes; contemporary application issues.

Discipline

Old Testament

Study level

  • Bachelor Level 2

Prerequisites

  • Bible Introduction 1 or equivalent
  • Hebrew 1 and 2 are desirable but not essential

Staff

Details

Credit points: 15

Available in 2017

  • Semester 2: Classroom-based

Unit updated: 01/11/2016 4:26pm