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Course Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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JWST 208 - New Testament and Christian Origins

FC ARHU CD
4 credits
This course is designed to introduce students to the literature and history of the New Testament in its Greco-Roman context. Students will engage in critical readings of the New Testament texts and some non-canonical early Christian and Jewish writings. Lectures will focus on the scholarly issues raised by the study of these primary texts and will introduce various methods of biblical studies currently employed by New Testament scholars. After completing this course, students will be familiar with the writings of the New Testament and with the critical debates concerning the life of Jesus and the emergence of the early church.
This course is cross-listed with RELG 208


This course is appropriate for new students.



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