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Undergraduate | CUR-EDC435 | 2024

Teaching About the Gospels in Catholic Schools

Explore the four Gospels as understood by Catholic Church and get ready to teach religious education. Become familiar with miracles and parables. Follow the progression of the Gospels that tell the story of Jesus from four different perspectives.

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Start dates
26 Feb 2024
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No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

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Teaching About the Gospels in Catholic Schools

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. describe the key structures and literary genres in the four Gospels as understood within the Catholic Church tradition
    2. explain the key terms: ‘form criticism’, ‘genre’, ‘gospel’, ‘gospel values’, ‘literary criticism’, ‘miracles’, ‘parable’, ‘redaction criticism’, ‘synoptic gospels’, ‘testament’, ‘Word of God’
    3. plan a telling of a designated Gospel story within a Catholic school setting
    4. reflect critically on the personal and professional readiness of staff to be supportive of or about how to promote Gospel values in Catholic schools.

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0.125 EFTSL

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