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Issues in translation of New Testament Greek, including grammar and syntax, with reference to selected passages; translation and detailed exegesis of other Greek texts.
The paper is designed to enable students to translate selected texts from the Greek New Testament and to undertake interpretation of these Greek texts.
|Paper title||Greek New Testament Exegesis 2|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year
Full Year (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$929.55|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- (GREK 111 and GREK 112) or (BIBS 131 and BIBS 132)
- Pre or Corequisite
- BIBS 121
- BIBX 223
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music, Theology
- Any student can study Theology, whether they are of the Christian faith, another faith or of no religious faith at all. Theology is an examination of the scriptures, history, content and relevance of the Christian faith, but it presupposes or requires no Christian commitment from students. All it requires is an inquiring mind and an interest in those skills that can be gained through the study of any subject in the Humanities.
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- More information link
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- Teaching staff
Dr Gillian Townsley - email email@example.com
- Paper Structure
The paper involves translation of one section of the Greek New Testament and translation and exegesis of two further sections.
- 2 assignments x 20% each (40%)
- Grammar comments 5%
- Final exam 55%
- Teaching Arrangements
- Campus: One 2-hour lecture per week for the full year.
Distance: One 2-hour lecture per week for the full year.
Distance students participate in the campus class via a desktop videoconferencing programme, which is available free of charge. Students who are unable to join classes can download the videos and watch them at a later time.
Nestle, E., Nestle, E., Aland, K., and Aland, B., eds. Novum Testamentum Graece, 28th ed. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 2013 is required.
- Course outline
- View the course outline for BIBS 223
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
When you successfully complete the paper at 200-level you will be able to
- Translate selected Greek texts into English
- Undertake close analysis of texts and write a detailed exegesis on the Greek text of selected passages
- Comment on grammatical and syntactical features of selected texts
- Demonstrate awareness and basic knowledge of the methods of New Testament textual criticism
- Learn how to formulate historical, theological and exegetical questions
- Present an extended analysis in essay form.