Introduction To Hermeneutics 2 (Distance Module) TRS2009

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Critical Studies
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 2 (SCQF level 8)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Taught Wholly by Distance Learning: Yes

Short Description

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS COURSE WILL NOT BE RUNNING IN 2011-12

Timetable

course not on offer 2013-14

Requirements of Entry

A grade D or better in courses taken at level 1

Assessment

2 x 2000 word essays (each 20% weighting), 2 x shorter essays of approximately 1000 words (each 10% weighting) and a one-and-a half hour examination (40% weighting).

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

An examination of the importance of hermeneutical reflection (i.e. the theory of textual interpretation) in the context of teh Bible and Theology, noting the historical and philosophical contexts of the subject.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

To equip students to reflect on questions of method and interpretation in different aspects of biblical and theological study across the range of the disciplines offered in the degree courses.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.