NT207 – Selected Letters of the Pauline Corpus & the Book of Revelation

NT207 is an elective unit in the Diploma awards taught by the Timothy Partnership.

Commitments

NT207 is an academic unit taught online throughout the semester. It requires 7 hours of study per week, which includes:

  • Listening to the specially developed audio material

  • Reading the course notes and set readings

  • Interacting with online tutors and fellow students through the online forums

  • Reflecting on what you have learned

  • Completing written assessment tasks

  • Studying and preparing for the exam

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit, students will:

A. Know and understand:

  1. Revelation

  2. The English text of the selected book

  3. The nature and basic methods of New Testament exegesis

B. In order to be able to ascertain the meaning of the text of the selected book be able to:

  1. Use sources such as biblical and theological dictionaries, commentaries and on-line resources

  2. Recognise literary form and structure

  3. Identify matters relating to authorship, date and purpose

  4. Describe the historical, religious and socio-cultural background

  5. Relate the text to the literary and canonical contexts

  6. Comment on the meaning of significant words and phrases

  7. Outline the contents and theology and 8. Exegete the English text of selected passages from the selected book

C. And be in a position to:

  1. Exegete the English text of the selected book for personal understanding and for use in ministry context

Content

Prescribed Texts:

1. Revelation 1–15, 19–21