B9608
New Testament Theology

This postgraduate unit  offers an introduction to the theology of the New Testament (as distinct from a Systematic Theology approach). By looking at the methods and approaches of a variety of New Testament scholars students are equipped to discern the major theological themes developed within different New Testament books, and also to consider how these different themes interact with each other.

Study Level

Postgraduate

Discipline

Biblical Studies

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

18 credit points in Biblical Studies.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate a knowledge of the key themes of the theology of the New Testament
  2. sketch the key elements of the methodology of New Testament theology
  3. delineate the various interpretive approaches used by recent scholars in developing their New Testament theologies
  4. recognise the abiding value of the major themes of the New Testament, for understanding and communicating the message of the Bible to the contemporary world
  5. integrate the material studied into a critical theological framework
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