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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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JWST 208 - New Testament and Christian Origins

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3HU

An introduction to the academic study of the New Testament in its ancient Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts. This course explores early Christian writings as Jewish sectarian literature and as early Christian foundational scripture. Thematic emphases include the diversity of early Christian writings, Christianity within first century Judaisms, the evolution of the Jesus narrative, and the rise of institutional Christianity. No previous knowledge of the New Testament is assumed. Enrollment Limit: 40.
Instructor: C. Chapman
Cross List Information
This course is cross-listed with RELG 208

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