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Course Details for Master of Theology

Christchurch campus

Semester 1, 2019

R127.830 Hebrew Poetry and the Human Condition

Yael Klangwisan | 5 & 19 Mar 2019 / 2 & 30 Apr 2019 / 14 & 28 May 2019 / 11 & 25 Jun 2019, 6 - 9 pm (LR1)

This course takes a literary approach to Hebrew Poetry in the Bible. The stylistics and forms of Hebrew Poetry are engaged as well as close reading and exegesis of exemplar texts. The relation between poetics and creative expression in light of the human condition is reflected upon. The subsequent life of Hebrew Poetry in Judeo-Christian tradition and in western literature is also considered.

R351.830 Postgraduate Research and Writing

Distance Learning Greg Liston

This course focuses on methodology and practical aspects of advanced postgraduate research. Students will reflect on the theological, ethical and missiological implications of research whilst developing advanced skills and methods which will support a research project. A range of scholars will relate their own research experience and projects and students will engage with a number of contemporary approaches to critical research and writing. Students will develop and hone the skills of theological research and writing by designing and implementing a research project in the field of their interest.

This timetable is correct at the time of publication; however the College reserves the right to cancel courses, or alter lecture times should circumstances arise. Up to date information is available at any time by contacting the College.