MSt in New Testament

Please consult the relevant Faculty Handbook and ‘Grey Book’ (exam) Regulations for this course. There is also a selection of recent exam papers on OXAM.

Essays and the dissertation are supervised by individual arrangement, normally beginning by the middle of the Michaelmas Term. These meetings will be by individual arrangement, either online or in person.

The examined exegetical paper for the course is taught through tutorial classes in the Michaelmas Term, as follows. 

MT 2020 Tutorial Classes

Prescribed Texts in Greek: Ephesians and 1-2 Peter (Nestle-Aland 28th edn); Gospel of Peter & Papyrus Egerton 2 (+P.Köln 255) (ed. Ehrman & Pleše 2011).

Links below offer initial suggested reading for each essay topic. You are welcome to range beyond the suggestions provided. Many articles and books are available electronically via SOLO.

Tutorials this term will be held weekly on Fridays at 10.00 beginning 17 October, probably by Zoom (TBC).

1 Intro: Oxford Tutorials, Essays, Gobbets, Collections and Exams. Please read through the prescribed texts in Greek (or at least in English).
2 1 Peter Does the First Letter of Peter Succeed in Its Purpose?
3 2 Peter Why is 2 Peter in the New Testament?
4 Gospel of Peter Write a Critical Introduction to the Gospel of Peter.
5 P.Egerton 2 Which Came First – the Gospel of John or the “Egerton Gospel”?
6 Ephesians In what sense, if any, is “Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians” a Pauline letter?
7 Ephesians What is the/an ἐκκλησία according to Ephesians?
8 2018 Exam Q&A; Gobbets Practice
rev 09/20