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Psalms and Wisdom

Event — 17th March 2021

Psalms and Wisdom

Undergraduate short course

Join us as we explore the many ways in which the Hebrew Wisdom tradition attempts to address the problems of everyday life and of divine justice. We will also discover and delve into Hebrew poetry, especially in the book of Psalms.

Dates: Tuesday, June 1 to Friday June 4 (3 sessions per day)

  • Session 1: 9:15am to 11am
  • Session 2: 11:20am to 1pm
  • Session 3: 1:45pm to 3:25pm (no afternoon session on the final day – Friday)

Course Code: OT5203

Lecturer: Samuel Hildebrandt BA, MA, PhD (Edinburgh) Lecturer in Biblical Studies (Old Testament)

“A significant part of my journey of learning and teaching has been my involvement in church communities in Germany, Canada, and the UK. Because of this, I am passionate about ‘unlearning’ that strange instinct of viewing intellectual and spiritual formation as separate categories. This intersection is foundational for what happens in my classroom and is relevant especially in the world of the Old Testament which deserves our best academic work yet also demands our personal involvement and imagination.”

Find out more about Samuel here

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Short courses can be taken in two ways:

For the Joy of Learning (Audit)

This option means there is no coursework or assignments but full participation in the class.

  • Undergraduate course Fee: £90

For more advanced learning (Credit)

Classes can also be taken for NTC credit (dependent on completing successfully the coursework or assignments) without committing to a University of Manchester programme. However, up to 6 earned NTC credit units at level 4 can be transferred into the first year of a University of Manchester undergraduate programme.

  • Undergraduate course Fee: £225 for first 10 credit unit taken and £360 thereafter for each 10 credit unit