|Student Contribution Band:||Band 1|
|Administered by:||College of Arts, Society & Education|
This subject focuses on Scripture and its application in Catholic Education. In this subject students will be introduced to the Bible, its composition, chronology, genres, and provenance, attending to both Hebrew Scriptures and the Christian Testament. Students will explore the historical, political, geographical, socio-cultural and religious frameworks behind the production of biblical texts. They will learn to apply a variety of methods of textual analysis, based on principles of Catholic biblical criticism. Students will research and critique a number of methods and strategies for teaching scripture texts in the primary and secondary classroom, and explore the understandings and uses of the Bible by Christian communities and individuals.
|Cairns, Study Period 10, Block|
|Census Date 12-Dec-2019|
|Face to face teaching (Workshop conducted off campus 9th to 13th December 2019 and pre-workshop task (Cairns))|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Louisa Tomas Engel|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||in-class test - (500 words) (10%); in-class essay (1200-1500 words) (40%); essay (1500-2000 words) (50%).|
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