Biblical Studies represents a wide and deeply investigated scope of texts, approaches, and issues.
In addition to all the writings that comprise the sacred scriptures of Christian and Jewish faith-communities, we take account of 'extra-canonical' writings of Jewish and Christian provenance.
We also cover a rich assortment of other texts and evidence, especially from the times and cultures in which the biblical writings were composed.
Today's biblical scholarship includes a number of approaches:
We also have a particular concern to encourage the study of the biblical languages, which students can commence as part of their first-year work.
We presume no particular religious standpoint.
This article was published on Jan 27, 2010