Bible Teaching and the Art of Story
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OT032-812i(English) + OT031-812i(Hebrew) + OT206-912i(Specialised Studies)
Why did God give us such a boring book? While many may have secretly asked that question when reading through Leviticus, in the end the problem lies more with us. Here is a part of Scripture that has a long history of being neglected, misunderstood, and misapplied. That is a great pity for Leviticus is a consummate work of literary artistry, it is theologically rich, and presents a vital word that God’s people need to hear today. In fact, it is impossible to fully grasp the significance of Jesus without understanding Leviticus.
Accordingly, this unit will delve into Leviticus by working through key passages in detail and by exploring the vital biblical and theological themes that emerge – e.g. sacrifice, atonement, priesthood, sin, forgiveness, purity, and holiness. It will also consider how Leviticus fits into its wider literary and ancient world contexts. Doing so will give students the tools and insights they need to better understand not only the Old Testament, but the New Testament too.
Lecturer: Dr Geoff Harper
AQF level: 8/9
Lecture Mode: hybrid*
Corequisite: OT032-812i + OT031-812i = OT001-512/712; Prerequisite: OT031-812i = LA004; OT206-912 = 48 level 8 credit points with 24 credit points in OT
Enrol by Start Date: Saturday 11 July 2022
Lecture Week: Monday 8 - Friday 12 August 2022
End Date: Saturday 12 November 2022
AOT031/AOT032 = 36hrs - Audit (no assessments)
OT031-812i/OT032-812i = 12 credit points (1 unit) - GDDiv, MDiv, MTS
OT206-912i = 12 credit points (1 unit) Specialised Studies - MDiv, MTS
Audit = $726 on-campus*/$653 off-campus*
AQF unit levels 8-9 (12 credit points) = $2,640 (Overseas student = $3,042)
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*2022 LECTURE MODES:
On-Campus: units in this mode are delivered face-to-face in the classroom only
Off-Campus: units in this mode are delivered live online-only, that is, a mix of online lectures, videos, activities and interaction with lecturers and fellow students.
Hybrid: units in this mode are delivered both on-campus and off-campus concurrently.