Skip to main content
Unit of study_

RLST4114: New Texts and Controversies

New discoveries have transformed the study of religion in the ancient world. The unit will develop advanced understanding of topical issues where students learn about manuscript finds; the role of archaeology and the ethics of the antiquities market; academic controversies; and new directions in the discipline.

Code RLST4114
Academic unit Studies in Religion
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Knowledge of selected new discoveries relevant to the study of religion in the ancient world
  • LO2. Methodology of research as relevant to the selected new discoveries
  • LO3. Ethics of research regarding new discoveries and controversial issues

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.

There are no unit outlines available online for the current year.