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Biblical Studies is devoted to the study of the Christian Scriptures, looking at the origins of the biblical writings and the history of their interpretation.
Biblical Studies papers are divided into papers in the Old Testament (the Hebrew Bible) and the New Testament.
Students can also study the biblical languages, namely classical Hebrew and New Testament Greek, to an advanced level. Some study of these languages is required for those who are accepted for the Bachelor of Theology (Honours) degree.
Papers in this Major have the code of BIBS (or BIBX if they are being taught by distance).
See the full list of Biblical Studies (BIBS) papers.
Biblical Studies can also be taken as
Bachelor of Arts (BA) majoring in Biblical Studies
BIBS 112 Interpreting the Old Testament
BIBS 121 Interpreting the New Testament
198 further points; must include 54 points at 200-level or above.
Up to 90 points may be taken from outside Arts