From the Gospel to the Gospels (NT I)
College: Wycliffe College
Course Code: 
WYB1501HS
Semester: 
Second Semester
Section: 
6101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

An introduction to the four Gospels in their social, historical and theological settings. Using a "socio-literary" approach, we will study the Gospels within a two-dimensional framework, both centred on what the early Christians called the "gospel" or "Kerygma." One dimension has to do with social history — the origin and development of Christianity as a distinct social entity, from its foundations in the ministry of Jesus and the Easter experience, through its emergence as a Jewish renewal movement, and on to its development into a separate, largely Gentile, institutionalized religion. The second dimension has to do with literature — the process by which the Gospels came to be written, their literary form and texture, and their character as narrative versions of the "gospel." Weekly online lectures, assigned analysis/reflection papers, discussion board postings.
This is an online class.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Winter 2013
Fall 2012
Schedule: 
N/A
Minimum: 
0
Maximum: 
20
Teaching Method: 
Means of Evaluation: