History of biblical exegesis

ltheo2432  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

History of biblical exegesis
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
4 credits
30.0 h
Q1

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2020-2021
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Main themes
In order to achieve this end :
- an ancient biblical commentary (from the Antiquity to the 18th century) will be studied;
- it will be compared to other commentaries on the same biblical passage;
- attention will be paid to the type(s) of biblical texts used in the ancient commentary.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 - read a ancient biblical commentary and understand the approach of the author ;
 
2 - situate this approach in the history of biblical interpretation;
 
3 - perceive clearly the importance of it for the exegesis of today.
 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Content
2020-2021
This year, a historical overview of the different exegetical methods will be given, exemplified by the successive commentaries on the pericope of the Resurrection of Lazarus (Jn 11).
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

The terms and conditions will be clarified during the lecture.
Teaching materials
  • Support de cours sur Moodle
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Master [120] in Biblical Studies

Master [120] in Theology