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HSY3265 - The world of the Bible: text and context

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Dr Nathan Wolski


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


As for HSY2265


As for JWC2630, with the additional objectives that students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate a greater level of sophistication and independence in their engagement with primary sources and the questions which they pose; and a deeper understanding of the theoretical issues that underpin the course.
  2. apply the reading and interpretative skills they have learned to unseen texts of the authors to be studied
  3. formulate and develop an independent research question which is grounded in a reading and analysis of primary sources


1 Essay (2500 words): 40%;
1 Tutorial paper and oral presentation (1000 words): 20%;
1 Hour exam 30%;
Seminar preparation and participation 10%

Contact hours

1 hour lecture followed by a 90 minute seminar


First year sequence in Jewish Civilisation or Religion and Theology or Archaeology or Philosophy; or by special permission