Unit code: BA3007L


Students will focus on the exegesis of certain representative psalms. In particular students will:

  • examine the origin, nature, composition, and importance of the Psalter
  • learn how to classify the psalms according to their genre and function
  • acquire the skills for the exegesis of psalms as ritual-theological texts
  • undertake the exegesis of some individual and national laments, some individual psalms of confidence and thanksgiving, and some national psalms of thanksgiving and praise.


Old Testament

Study level

  • Bachelor Level 3

Alternative study level

  • Bachelor Level 2


  • At least 30 credit points in Field B—Old Testament (BA)


Credit points: 15

Not available in 2017

Extra information:

This unit may also be studied within another discipline in consultation with the Dean.

Unit updated: 31/10/2017 8:54am