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The Gospel of Mark: Its Literary Features and Theology
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The Gospel of Mark: Its Literary Features and Theology

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Course ID: WT-DTE-GOM Erasmus code / ISCED: 08.2 / (unknown)
Course title: The Gospel of Mark: Its Literary Features and Theology Name in Polish: The Gospel of Mark: Its Literary Features and Theology
Department: Institute of General Theology
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Language: English
Subject level: elementary
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Short description:

The main objective of the course consists in acquainting the participants with literary features and theology of the Gospel of Mark.

Full description:

The main objective of the course consists in acquainting the participants with literary features and theology of the Gospel of Mark. It is a work which is apparently simple on the one hand and semantically very rich on the other. On the threshold of the twenty-first century, we still discover in it new contents and new levels of meaning, mainly due to the application of new methods of research.

Bibliography:

1. A. Yarbro Collins, Mark: A Commentary, ed. H. W. Attridge (Hermeneia; Fortress: Minneapolis, Minn. 2007): a selected fragment.

2. E. K. Broadhead, Mark (Readings: A New Biblical Commentary; Sheffield Phoenix: Sheffield 2009): a selected fragment.

3. H. Leander, Discourses of Empire: The Gospel of Mark from a Postcolonial Perspective (SBL Semeia Studies 71; SBL: Atlanta 2013): a selected fragment.

Learning outcomes:

EK 1 (por. TMA_W07): has well-ordered and detailed knowledge concerning the Gospel of Mark

EK 2 (por. TMA_U01, TMA_K05): compares various presentations of problems related to the Gospel of Mark in various scholarly sources, thus perceiving the need of a multifaceted approach to complex problems

EK 3 (cf. TMA_U17): creates his/her own analysis of a selected pericope from the Gospel of Mark, written in Polish or in English on the basis of the literature pertaining to the subject and of the contents of the course

EK 4 (cf. TMA_U18): is able to participate independently and actively in a scholarly discussion led in English

Participation in classes: 30 hours, preparation for classes: 15 hours, independent analysis of the contents of classes: 30 hours, writing the semestral paper: 25 hours - totally 100 hours (4 points ECTS)

Assessment methods and assessment criteria:

EK 1 - continuous evaluation and semestral paper

EK 2 - semestral paper

EK 3 - semestral paper

EK 4 - continuous evaluation and checking the list of participants

Final assessment: dependent on the realization of learning outcomes: EK 1: 40%, EK 2: 10%, EK 3: 40%, EK 4: 10%

For achieving a positive grade, the number of unjustified absences from classes may not exceed 3.

The semestral paper should contain min. 6000 characters (with spaces).

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