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Enrolment in the Master of Theology (Research) and THBS501 Biblical Studies or equivalent


THBS604 The Gospel of John: Theology and Spirituality

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 is an advanced study of the Gospel of John, giving attention to its theology and spirituality within its first century historical, social and religious contexts. Both historical and narrative critical methods will be used. The unit is designed to meet the pastoral, educational and liturgical needs of the participants. Passages from the Gospel will be selected for particular study, primarily from chapters 1-12, 18-20.

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