Syllabus for "God with Us": Theology, Interpretation and Reception of the Book of Isaiah

"Gud med oss": Jesajabokens teologi, tolkning och reception

Syllabus

  • 7.5 credits
  • Course code: 5RG302
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Religious Studies G2F

    Explanation of codes

    The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:

    First cycle

    • G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
    • G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
    • G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
    • GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

    Second cycle

    • A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
    • A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
    • AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
  • Established: 2021-12-14
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Theology
  • Applies from: week 27, 2022
  • Entry requirements:
  • Responsible department: Department of Theology

Instruction

Teaching is given in the form of lectures and seminars. Participation in the seminars is compulsory. Certain teaching in English can occur. In case of a very small number of students, stated types of instruction may be changed to self-study.

Assessment

The examination in the course is carried out in the form of written exam (3,5 credits), written presentation (2 credits) and mandatory seminars (2 credits).

Grading scale for seminars: Fail-Pass (U-G). Grading scale for all other assessed components: Fail-Pass-Pass with distinction (U-G-VG).

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the University's disability coordinator.

Transitional provisions

Students retain the right to be examined on the course according to this syllabus for 3 semesters after their course instance has ended. Normally, instruction will be given according to the latest version of the course syllabus only.

Other directives

Good reading skills in English are required. The student must be capable of working independently throughout the course.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 27, 2022

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

  • Tiemeyer, The Oxford Handbook of Isaiah [Elektronisk resurs]

    Oxford University Press, 2020

    Find in the library

  • Sawyer, John F. A. Isaiah through the centuries

    Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell, [2018]

    Find in the library

  • Sawyer, John F. A. The fifth gospel : Isaiah in the history of Christianity

    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Artikelkompendium

    Mandatory