1 x 1-hour supervised study fortnightly
1 Admission into HBTH-Bachelor of Theology (Honours)
1a Admission into GCTHS-Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies
1b Admission into GDPTHS-Graduate Diploma in Theological Studies
1c Admission into MTHS-Master of Theological Studies
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c))
Enrolment not permitted
THEO7202 has been successfully completed
Topic description
This topic investigates an aspect of New Testament studies. This aspect might be a recent contribution to New Testament exegesis or a special topic in New Testament theology A proposed method of assessment must be submitted to the topic convener. After approval has been given a supervisor with whom the student will work will be appointed. Attendance at lectures, tutorials and/or seminars may be required.
Educational aims
This topic provides students with opportunities to:

  • investigate an aspect of New Testament Studies in depth
  • develop skills in basic research and analysis

Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:

  • Identify an aspect of New Testament Studies that merits scholarly investigation
  • identify relevant recent and historical literature about the chosen issue and critically evaluate its relevance
  • communicate theoretical and theological concepts related to New Testament Studies to a variety of audiences
  • demonstrate exegetical skills and hermeneutical sensitivity in interpreting biblical texts
  • demonstrate research skills in identifying, accessing, assessing, and analysing relevant primary and secondary sources related to New Testament Studies