NT009-612 – The Synoptic Gospels (Greek)

Credit Points

12 Credit Points (CPS)

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will

A. Know and understand

1. Demonstrate Developing knowledge and understanding of the contents, themes and character of the Synoptic Gospels in the Greek text

B. Be able to

1. Analyse the ‘introductory’ issues in understanding the Synoptic Gospels

2. Reflect Critically on the themes and theological teachings of the Synoptic Gospels

3. Translate and Exegete selected passages of the Greek text of the Synoptic Gospels

C. Be in a position to

1. Applying the teaching of the Synoptic Gospels to contemporary Christian living and ministry practice


Candidates are required to learn to employ exegetical methods of modern critical scholarship. Candidates may not take any unit in which they repeat material completed in another unit.

  1. The theology and critical issues in modern study of the Gospel chosen, with the capacity to review and evaluate significant interpretive perspectives.
  2. Exegesis of the English text of Luke 14–24 (or a comparable block of chapters from a Synoptic Gospel).