Upon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:
- Describe the social, economic, political, and religious context of Romans and Galatians.
- Interpret selected passages from the two letters with sound interpretive methods.
- Articulate key themes in Romans and Galatians.
- Utilise interpretive tools such as Bible dictionaries, commentaries, and reference works on the New Testament.
- Two short answer tests (in total equivalent to 500 words) (20%)
- Paper for presentation (1,500 word sermon, or equivalent) (40%)
- Exegetical exercise (1,500 words) (40%)
- Byrne, Brendan J. Galatians and Romans. Collegeville, MI: Liturgical Press, 2010.
- Gombis, Timothy G. Paul: A Guide for the Perplexed. London: T & T Clark, 2010.
- Gorman, Michael J. Reading Paul. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2008.
- Jervis, L. Ann. Galatians. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1999.
- Keener, Craig. Romans. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2009.
- Wright, Tom. Paul for Everyone: Galatians and Thessalonians. London: SPCK, 2002.
- Wright, Tom. Paul for Everyone: Romans 1–8. London: SPCK, 2005.
- Wright, Tom. Paul for Everyone: Romans 9–16. London: SPCK, 2005.
Set texts recommended for purchase: Nil