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Research Proposal in Biblical Archaeology - HPHBA81

Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To expose students to research done in the field of Biblical Archaeology since the end of the nineteenth century. Students will be introduced to various approaches to the interpretations of archaeological data, its relation to the text of the Hebrew Bible and the relevance thereof for post-modern Biblical research. Students will further (1) investigate different research methodologies (2) develop their own research methodology (3) design techniques to identify viable research topics for investigation and (4) improve their ability to do independent research in the field of Biblical Archaeology. The module further aims to enable students to understand the different 'schools' of scholars doing research in Biblical Archaeology and to adjudicate them critically.