Scholarships and Prizes 2002:
Theology


CANON HALL GREEK TESTAMENT PRIZES AND HALL-HOUGHTON SEPTUAGINT AND HOUGHTON SYRIAC PRIZES 2003

The examination for these prizes will begin in the Examination Schools on Monday, 6 October 2003 at 9.30 a.m.

The subject for examination for the Canon Hall Junior Prize (£200) will be the Synoptic Gospels, St John's Gospel, and the Acts of the Apostles in the original Greek in respect of translation, criticism, and interpretation. The examination will consist of two papers.

The subject for examination for the Canon Hall Senior Prize (£300) will be the New Testament in the original Greek in respect of the translation, criticism, interpretation, inspiration, and authority. The examination will consist of three papers.

The subject for examination for the Hall-Houghton Senior Prize (£300) will the Septuagint version of the Old Testament (three papers will be set); and for the Junior Prize (£200) such book or books of the Septuagint version of the Old Testament as shall have been previously named by the trustees (two papers will be set). Both examinations will be concerned with the two-fold aspect of the Septuagint, retrospectively as regards the Hebrew Bible, and prospectively as regards the Greek Testament.

The subject for examination for the Houghton Syriac Version Prize (£300) will be the ancient versions of the Holy Scriptures in Syriac in respect of translation, criticism, and interpretation, with special reference to such books as shall have been previously named by the trustees. The examination will consist of two papers.

Candidates for the Canon Hall Junior Prize, and for the Hall-Houghton Junior Prize, must be members of the University who are reading for a Final Honour School, or are at the time of the examination for the prizes within one term of having sat a Final Honour School. Candidates for the Canon Hall Senior Prize, and for the Hall-Houghton Senior Prize, must be members of the University of not more than twenty-four terms' standing.

Candidates for the Houghton Syriac Version Prize must be members of the University of not more than twenty-one terms' standing.

No prize can be awarded twice to the same person.

Candidates must send in their names to Mrs E.A. Macallister, Humanities Divisional Office, 34 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LH, on or before Friday, 30 May 2003. The set texts will be publishd in due course.


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