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THEO562 Introducing the Scriptures, THBS501 Biblical Studies

Teaching organisation

This unit involves 150 hours of focused learning. The total includes formally structured learning activities such as lectures, tutorials, online learning, video-conferencing, or supervision. The remaining hours typically involve reading, research, and the preparation of tasks for assessment.

Unit rationale, description and aim

This unit lays the foundation for an appreciation of the Bible in the life of the Catholic Church. It explores the Bible's cultural. geographical and historical contexts. The unit introduces course participants to the principles of biblical interpretation and the different types of writings of the First and Second Testaments. The course also invites participants to explore the links between the Bible and their professional world and the relevance which the Bible has for them today. 

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