20 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: In this module students will study a designated biblical gospel, book or letter in depth and will write a sustained exegetical paper that will demonstrate their mastery of textual criticism and a range of other critical methods relevant to the analysis of the selected text, interacting with secondary literature and critically evaluating scholarly proposals. The specific text will vary and will be decided annually by the instructor.

Staff Contact: Sally Weston
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Presentation

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Philosophy):

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Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK