General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title The Bible
Language English
Module lecturer dr Cezary Dobak
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position senior lecturer
Faculty Faculty of Polish and Classical Philology
Semester 2024/2025 (summer)
Duration 30
USOS code 03-AP-BIB


Module aim (aims)

C1 To familiarise students with the content of selected books and passages in the field of biblical literature.
C2 To make students aware of the basic methodology and terminology of biblical studies (traditions of the text, canons, exegetical methods, apocrypha, pseudepigrapha etc.).
C3 To provide students with knowledge of the origins of the Old Testament and Judaism.
C4 To provide students with knowledge of the origins of Christianity in its dual - Judaic and Greco-Roman context.
C5 To familiarise the student with the different types of biblical narrative (genre diversity, plot patterns, character creation strategies, etc.).

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)



Sylabus UAM ( > Semestr 3 >  Christian Culture - selected problems II > The Bible

Reading list


  1. The Old and NewTestament
  2. The Blackwell Companion to the Hebrew Bible. Ed.Leo G. Perdue. John Wiley & Sons 2017.
  3. The Blackwell Companion to The New Testament. Ed. David E. Aune. John Wiley & Sons 2011.


  1. New Dictionary of Biblical Theology: Exploring the Unity Diversity of Scripture. Ed. Brian S. Rosner, T. Desmond Alexander, Graeme Goldsworthy, D. A. Carson. IVP Academic 2000.