TEACHING SCRIPTURE IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

EDU3TSC

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are introduced to the Bible, its composition, chronology, genres, and provenance, attending to both the Hebrew Scriptures and the Christian Testament. Students explore the historical, political, geographical, socio-cultural and religious frameworks behind the production of biblical texts. They learn to apply a variety of methods of textural analysis, based on the principles of Catholic biblical criticism. Students research and apply a number of methodologies for teaching scripture texts in the primary classroom, and explore the understandings and uses of the Bible by Christian communities and individuals.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJoanna Barbousas

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

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Readings

Reading the Old Testament, an Introduction

Resource TypeRecommended

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AuthorLawrence Broadt

Year1984

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PublisherPAULIST PRESS

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Catholic Youth Bible NRSV

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PublisherST MARY'S PRESS

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Studying the Gospels, an Introduction

Resource TypeRecommended

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AuthorGideon Goosen

Year2001

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PublisherDWYER

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Reading the Bible

Resource TypeRecommended

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AuthorMaurice Ryan

Year2003

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PublisherSOCIAL SCIENCE PRESS

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe the structure of the Scriptures and the significance of particular sections.
02. Express an understanding of the historical and cultural context of the Scriptures.
03. Examine contemporary approaches to teaching Scripture with reference to their content and methodology.
04. Effectively teach Scripture in the classroom using a variety of models that encourage critical thinking.

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