THBS100 - Introduction to the Bible

10 cp
Prerequisites
Nil
Teaching Organisation The unit involves 150 hours of focused learning, or the equivalent of 10 hours per week for 15 weeks. The total includes formally structured learning activities such as lectures, tutorials, online learning, video-conferencing, or supervision. The remaining hours typically involve reading, research, and the preparation of tasks for assessment.

This unit is an introduction to the Bible, setting it within the context of its ongoing significance for the Christian community and the role it plays in the Christian tradition. It explores the background, history, culture, literary character and religious message of biblical texts, in order to provide a sound basis for their application in contemporary contexts. The unit will involve a study of selected biblical texts, such as Genesis, Exodus and the Gospel of Mark.