FTR-THBA101
Exegesis of the Old and New Testament
Course infoSchedule
Course moduleFTR-THBA101
Credits (ECTS)5
CategoryPB (Propaedeutic)
Language of instructionDutch, English
Offered byRadboud University; Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies; Opleiding Theologie;
Lecturer(s)
Lecturer
dr. S.A. Bledsoe
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Lecturer
drs. L.M.M. Callaert
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Contactperson for the course
prof. dr. E.J. van Wolde
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Lecturer
prof. dr. E.J. van Wolde
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Examiner
prof. dr. E.J. van Wolde
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Academic year2018
Period
PER1-PER2  (03/09/2018 to 06/01/2019)
Starting block
PER1
Course mode
full-time
Remarks-
Registration using OSIRISYes
Course open to students from other facultiesYes
Pre-registrationNo
Waiting listNo
Placement procedure-
Aims
At the end of this course you are able

- to study the Bible in its Ancient Near Eastern and/or Ancient Eastern Mediterranean context
- to be knowledgeable about the formation of the Hebrew Bible and New Testament in its historical context
- to interpret Biblical texts in their socio-cultural and theological contexts
- to gauge modern academic studies of the Bible.
Content
This course enables you to explore the world of the Old Testament (the Hebrew Bible in the Jewish tradition) and of the New Testament, to learn about different textual approaches and to appreciate the literary, conceptual and theological richness of these texts. 
Additional comments
NBV Studiebijbel or English Study Bible required; this will be used in next semester's class Exegesis OT

Test information
Assignments during the course; final paper after period 1 (OT paper), final paper after period 2 (paper NT)

Recommended materials
Literature
Title:NBV Studiebijbel. De Nieuwe Bijbelvertaling met uitleg, achtergronden en illustraties (NBG/KBS)
Author:Diverse auteurs
Publisher:Heerenveen: Uitgeverij Jongbloed, 2008
Literature
Overige verplichte literatuur zal digitaal beschikbaar worden gesteld op Brightspace.

Instructional modes
Lecture and seminar
Attendance MandatoryYes

Tests
Paper
Test weight1
Test typePaper
OpportunitiesBlock TENT2, Block TENT3