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About the course

Description

This course focuses on the context and interpretation of biblical and pseudepigraphal texts, along with the study of biblical languages. Durham has a long tradition of outstanding biblical scholarship, providing a wide range of distinctive approaches to biblical studies, including historical, critical and theological.

Course Structure

  • The Bible and Hermeneutics - core module*
  • Three optional modules
  • Dissertation.

Core Modules

  • The Bible and Hermeneutics*
  • Dissertation.

*Core module may be subject to change, in 2018-19 this will be replaced with the module Paul and His Interpreters.

Optional Modules

Optional Modules in previous years have included 2-3 choices from:

  • Advanced Hebrew Texts
  • Advanced Aramaic
  • Middle Egyptian
  • The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha and the New Testament
  • Gospels and

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Entry Requirements

The standard entry requirement is a BA (Honours) degree (UK 2:1 or equivalent, for example, a GPA of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale) in Theology, Religious Studies or a related discipline.


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