Elenco corsi a.a. 2017/2018
Anno accademico 2017/2018

Seminario su studi biblici RA1203

Sede di Gerusalemme
Secondo semestre


In the course of the seminar, the students will be exposed to the plurality of methods available today to help them to better understand the various aspects of a biblical text which often go beyond the range of one particular methodological perspective.


Course Outline: The introduction to the Seminar will register the main methodological assumption of the following approaches: - Historical-critical method. - Narrative criticism. - Reader-oriented criticism. - Reception history. Afterwards, the students will discuss and defend the outcomes of their own research during the series of presentations in the class. Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the seminar: - The students will be familiar with some basic assumptions of the exegetical methods. - They will be capable of developing an appropriate strategy for their own research which will be requested during the Seminar. - They will be able to discuss and defend the outcomes of their own research.


GORMAN M.J., Elements of Biblical Exegesis: A Basic Guide for Students and Ministers (Peabody, Hendrickson 2009); HÜHN P. (Ed.), The Living Handbook of Narratology (URL:; PETERSEN D.L. (Ed.), Method Matters: Essays on the Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Honor of Joel M. LeMon and Kent H. Richards (Atlanta, Society of Biblical Literature 2009); PONTIFICAL BIBLICAL COMMISSION, The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church (Vatican City, LEV 1993); SKA J.L., “Our Fathers Have Told Us.” Introduction to the Analysis of Hebrew Narratives. SubBib 13 (Roma, Pontificio Instituto Biblico 1990).