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Paideia in the New Testament - Greek and Jewish Models of Education

Course
RT2520
Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-24875
Tuition
Full education cost: 10 750 SEK
First payment: 10 750 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees

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Study pace
50%
Time
Mixed time
Location
Location independent
Study form
Distance
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-24883
Tuition
Full education cost: 10 750 SEK
First payment: 10 750 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees

Application closed

About

The course provides a treatment of the ancient concept of "paideia" - a
category that includes education and learning as well as culture and
civilisation - and its relevance for understanding New Testament texts.
Primary texts in Greek from ancient school contexts as well as recent
research literature on education in early Judaism and Christianity are
being studied during the course. Selected New Testament passages in
Greek are being analysed as expressions of compositional techniques
acquired in the Hellenistic school. Further topics discussed within the
framework of the course are the relationship of the New Testament
authors to the learned traditions of their day and the emergence of a
specifically Christian "paideia".

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

Degree of Bachelor of 180 credits, of which at least 90 credits with progression in a main field of study including a bachelor's thesis of at least 15 credits. Also qualified are applicants who have equivalent foreign education or that have equivalent prior knowledge according to earlier study regulation. Furthermore, a knowledge of languages equivalent to English A/English 5 as well as 15 credits of New Testament Greek is required.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.