The MSt in Theology (Old Testament) offers an intensive course in Old Testament studies and Biblical Hebrew. Students develop a comprehensive understanding of the genesis and contents of the Old Testament, conduct in-depth research of several topics within Old Testament studies, selected in close consultation with their supervisor, and develop a high level of competence in Biblical Hebrew through the close study of selected Hebrew texts. Areas chosen by students in recent years include the following:
- Poetry and Prayer
- Law and Ritual
- Prophecy and Apocalyptic Literature
- Wisdom Literature
- Early biblical interpretation
- Dead Sea Scrolls
- Text Criticism
The nine month MSt in Theology (New Testament) offers an intensive training in New Testament studies and New Testament Greek. Those taking the course develop a comprehensive understanding of the genesis and contents of the New Testament, conduct in-depth research of several topics within New Testament studies and develop a high level of competence in New Testament Greek through the close study of prescribed texts in New Testament Greek.
This 9-month course offers an intensive training in research in the history of biblical interpretation, biblical hermeneutics, reception history and related studies.