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This list relates to the 2017-18 which ended on 18/08/2018
  1. Week 1: Ritual Logic and Atonement 4 items
    1. Cult and character: purification offerings, Day of Atonement, and theodicy - Roy Gane 2005

      Book  Read Chapter 1, pp. 3-24.[Available in the Library and as an e-book]

    2. The religion of ancient Israel - Patrick D. Miller 2000

      Book  Read Chapter 4, pp. 131-161 [digitised]

    3. God's Reconciling Work: Atonement in the Old Testament - Stephen Chapman

      Chapter  Pages 95-113 in 'T&T Clark Companion to Atonement' [Available in the Library and as an e-book]

  2. Week 2: Sacrifice and Purity 6 items
    1. Primary Text Readings 1 item
      1. Biblical Texts: Lev 1-7, 11-15

    2. Seconary Text Readings 4 items
      1. Sacrifice and Sacrificial Offerings - Gary Anderson

        Chapter  Digitised

      2. Atonement in Leviticus - Mary Douglas 1993

        Article 

      3. Purity and the forming of religious traditions in the ancient Mediterranean world and ancient Judaism - Christian Frevel, Christophe Nihan 2013

        Book  Read "Purity in Ancient Mesopotamia", pp. 47-114 [digitised]

    3. Additonal Readings 1 item
  3. Week 3: Priests and Temples 7 items
    1. Primary Text Readings 1 item
      1. Biblical Texts: Exod 28-30, 35-40; Lev 8-10, 17; Num 18-19; 1 Kgs 6-8; 2 Kgs 16; Ezek 40-44

    2. Seconary Text Readings 6 items
      1. Sage, priest, prophet: religious and intellectual leadership in ancient Israel - Joseph Blenkinsopp 1995

        Book  Read Chapter 2, "The Priest" pp. 66-114.

      2. Temples and temple-service in ancient Israel - Menahem Haran 1977

        Book  Read Chapter 11, "The Ritual Complex Performed Inside the Temple", pp. 205-229 [digitised]

      3. Raising up a faithful priest: community and priesthood in biblical theology - Richard D Nelson c1993

        Book  Read Chapter 5, pp. 83-110 [digitised]

      4. Temple and worship in biblical Israel - John Day, Oxford Old Testament Seminar c2005

        Book  Read "Like Deities, Like Temples (Like People)", pp. 3-27 [digitised]

  4. Week 4: Day of Atonement and Covenant 7 items
    1. Primary Text Readings 1 item
      1. Biblical Text: Lev 16

    2. Seconary Text Readings 5 items
      1. The book of Leviticus: composition and reception - Rolf Rendtorff, Robert A. Kugler, Sarah Smith Bartel 2003

        Book  Read "The Go-Away Goat", pp. 121-141 [digitised]

      2. Leviticus, Numbers - Roy Gane c2004

        Book  Read pp. 268-291 [digitised]

      3. Leviticus 1-16: a new translation with introduction and commentary - Jacob Milgrom c1991

        Book  Read pp. 1059-1084 [digitised]

      4. Day of Atonement - David P. Wright

        Chapter  [Digitised]

    3. Additonal Readings 1 item
      1. Cult and character: purification offerings, Day of Atonement, and theodicy - Roy Gane 2005

        Book  Read pp. 217-241 [Available in the Library and as an e-book]]

  5. Week 5: Atonement and the Prophets 5 items
    1. Primary Text Readings 1 item
      1. Biblical Text: Isaiah 52-53

    2. Secondary Text Readings 4 items
      1. Purity, sacrifice, and the temple: symbolism and supersessionism in the study of ancient Judaism - Jonathan Klawans 2006 (electronic book)

        Book  Read "Rethinking the Prophetic Critique," pp. 75-100

  6. Week 6: Atonement in the Second Temple Period 7 items
    1. Primary Text Readings 2 items
      1. Dead Sea Scrolls: 1QS (Community Rule), Temple Scroll, 11QMelchizedek

        Any English translation is acceptable

      2. Aprocrypha: 2 Macc 7, 12:39-45; 4 Macc 5-18

    2. Seconary Text Readings 5 items
      1. The Day of Atonement: its interpretations in early Jewish and Christian traditions - Thomas Hieke, Tobias Nicklas 2012

        Book  Read "The Day of Atonement in the Dead Sea Scrolls", pp. 63-73 [digitised]

      2. "They shall purify themselves": essays on purity in early Judaism - Susan Haber, Adele Reinhartz c2008

        Book  Read Chapter 2, pp. 31-46

      3. Impurity and sin in ancient Judaism - Jonathan Klawans 2000 (electronic book)

        Book  Read pp. 67-91

      4. Atonement in the NT - C. M. Tuckett

        Chapter  [Digitised]

      5. Theologies of Atonement in the New Testament - Joel Green

        Chapter  Pages 115-134 in 'T&T Clark Companion to Atonement' [Available in the Library and as an e-book]

  7. Week 7: Atonement in Paul 6 items
    1. Primary Text Readings 1 item
      1. Biblical Text: Romans (esp. 5-8, 12); 1 Corinthians (esp. 5, 8-11, 15); 2 Corinthians (esp. 3-7); Galatians; Philippians

    2. Seconary Text Readings 4 items
      1. Sacrifice and redemption: Durham essays in theology - Stephen Sykes 1991

        Book  Read "Paul's Understanding of the Death of Jesus as Sacrifice", pp. 35-56 [digitised]

      2. Maccabean martyr traditions in Paul's theology of atonement: did martyr theology shape Paul's conception of Jesus's death? - Jarvis J. Williams 2010

        Book  Read: Chapter 4, "Martyrdom and Jesus' death in Paul", pp. 85-119. [Digitised]

      3. The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not-So) New Model of the Atonement - Michael J. Gorman 2014

        Book  Read: Chapter 3, "Cross and New Covenant in the New Testament", pp. 51-68 [digitised]

    3. Additonal Readings 1 item
  8. Week 8: Atonement in the Gospels (Mark, Matthew, John) 7 items
    1. Primary Text Readings 1 item
      1. Biblical Text: Mark; Matthew (esp. 26-28); John (esp. 1, 13-20)

    2. Seconary Text Readings 4 items
      1. Transcending boundaries: contemporary readings of the New Testament : essays in honor of Francis J. Moloney - Francis J. Moloney 2005

        Book  Read "Paul and Mark Before the Cross", pp. 217-229

      2. Reconciliation and hope: New Testament essays on atonement and eschatology presented to L.L. Morris on his 60th birthday - Robert Banks 1974

        Book  Read "Sacrificial Service and Atonement in the Gospel of Matthew", pp. 25-35 [digitised]

      3. Ritual and metaphor: sacrifice in the Bible - Christian Eberhart 2011 (electronic book)

        Book  Read "Yom Kippuring Passover", pp. 63-82

    3. Additonal Readings 2 items
  9. Week 9: Atonement in Luke-Acts and Hebrews 8 items
    1. Primary Text Readings 1 item
      1. Biblical Text: Luke (esp. 1-5, 22-24); Acts (esp. 1-15); Hebrews

    2. Seconary Text Readings 5 items
      1. The atonement in Lukan theology - John Kimbell 2014

        Book  Read: Chapter 2, "The New Covenant Sacrifice", pp. 18-58 [digitised]

      2. Ritual and metaphor: sacrifice in the Bible - Christian Eberhart 2011 (electronic book)

        Book  Read "Spiritualization of Sacrifice in Paul and Hebrews", pp.83-97

      3. Hebrews in contexts 2016

        Book  Read David Moffitt, "Serving in the Tabernacle in Heaven", pp. 259-79. [Available in the Library and as an e-book]

    3. Additonal Readings 2 items
  10. Week 10: Atonement in the Petrine and Johannine Epistles and Revelation 6 items
    1. Primary Text Readings 1 item
      1. Biblical Texts: 1 Peter; 1 John, Revelation (esp. 1, 4-11, 19-22)

    2. Seconary Text Readings 5 items
      1. The Cross in the New Testament - Leon Morris 1965

        Book  Read "The Cross in the Catholic Epistles and Revelation", pp. 309-363 [digitised]

      2. The death of Jesus in the Fourth Gospel - Gilbert Van Belle 2007

        Book  Read "Jesus' Death as Hilasmos According to 1 John", pp. 537-565

      3. Il verbo di Dio è vivo: studi sul Nuovo Testamento in onore del Cardinale Albert Vanhoye, S.I. - José Enrique Aguilar Chiu, Albert Vanhoye, Franco Manzi, Filippo Urso 2006

        Book  Read "The Slain Lamb (Rev 5.6.12; 13,8) as an Image of Christian Hope", pp. 511-519

  11. Week 11: Atonement and Theology 6 items
    1. Atonement, Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity (Moffitt). Available on MMS.

  12. Additional Resources 19 items
    1. Ritual and metaphor: sacrifice in the Bible - Christian Eberhart 2011 (electronic book)

      Book 

    2. Sacrifice, scripture, and substitution: readings in ancient Judaism and Christianity - Ann W. Astell, Sandor Goodhart, Colloquium on Violence and Religion. Meeting c2011

      Book 

    3. Sin, redemption, and sacrifice: A biblical and patristic study - Stanislas Lyonnet, Leopold Sabourin 1970

      Book 

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