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CONT4103 – Paul - His Life and Theology

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Course content

Paul was a founder figure of Early Christianity. His writings are important not only for the establishment of the Christian faith but also for the whole history of Western culture. The apostle‘s theology will be understood in relation to his life and his ministry as letter writer and founder of urban congregations.

Learning outcome

This course will establish acquaintance with Paul's life and letters as well as knowledge of his theology including the conflict at Corinth with this city's lasting memories of Greek democracy and its present realities under Roman rule.

Admission

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Prerequisites

Formal prerequisite knowledge

No obligatory prerequisites beyond the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.

Teaching

Access to teaching

A student who has completed compulsory instruction and coursework and has had these approved, is not entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework. A student who has been admitted to a course, but who has not completed compulsory instruction and coursework or had these approved, is entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework, depending on available capacity.

Examination

A three days home exam

Active participation and oral and written presentations including reading of the Pauline letters in translation are required in addition to the home exam.

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

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Facts about this course

Credits

10

Level

Master

Teaching

Autumn 2006

Examination

Autumn 2006

Teaching language

English