Post Modernity and Imagination: Interpreting, Constructing and Communicating Parables
|Title||Post Modernity and Imagination: Interpreting, Constructing and Communicating Parables|
|Study Modes||On Campus, Distance|
|Next Available||2015, Semester 1|
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.
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.
Self-directed time allocations in consultation with your supervisor.