Studies in the New Testament
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.
- Fall 2013
- Munroe Hall 320(MNR 320)
- 11:15am-12:05pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday (Sep 9, 2013 to Dec 6, 2013)
- O. Yarbrough
- Requirements Fulfilled:
- HIS PHL
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