Post Modernity and Imagination: Interpreting, Constructing and Communicating Parables

Subject Code NT785
TitlePost Modernity and Imagination: Interpreting, Constructing and Communicating Parables
Study Modes On Campus, Distance
Next Available2015, Semester 1
TypeElective

Introduction

This subject will enable Postgraduate students to analyse parables within Scripture in the context of the significant features of post-modernity, especially with respect to epistemology.

Prerequisites and Exclusions

Graduate level qualifications in an approved theological field.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this subject, students should acquire the ability to:
  • assess postmodern hermeneutical models, especially the reader oriented approaches
  • appreciate the value of story as a tool of communication in postmodern setting
  • recognise the various stages in the history of parable interpretation
  • engage ‘in dept’ several of the major narrative parables in Luke’s Gospel
  • assess options for communication these parables in a postmodern environment.

Time Commitment

Self-directed time allocations in consultation with your supervisor.

eCampus

Whatever method of study you choose, you will require Internet access to access the resources on our eCampus.