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RELI0281

Studies in the New Testament

Studies in the New Testament ST, WT
In this introductory course we will examine the early Christian writings that were eventually collected and canonized as “The New Testament.” In studying these works, we will also read representative books that were not included in the canon, with a view to seeing how the New Testament is situated in the diversity and complexity of the early Christian movement. Among the topics we will explore are the uses of Jewish scriptures in early Christian literature, the formation of early Christian groups (including the roles of women), early Christian beliefs and practices related to Jesus, and relations between Christian groups and the larger Greco-Roman world. 3 hrs. lect./disc.
Subject:
Religion
Department:
Religion
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
HIS PHL
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Fall 2013

RELI0281A-F13 Lecture (Yarbrough)

Spring 2009

RELI0281A-S09 Lecture (Yarbrough)
RELI0281Y-S09 Discussion (Yarbrough)
RELI0281Z-S09 Discussion (Yarbrough)

Spring 2008

RELI0281A-S08 Lecture (Yarbrough)

Fall 2004

RELI0281A-F04 Lecture (Yarbrough)