From the Gospel to the Gospels (NT I)
College: Wycliffe College
Course Code: 
WYB1501HS
Semester: 
Second Semester
Section: 
6101
Online: 
Yes
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Online
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.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Summer 2014
Winter 2013
Schedule: 
Begin Date: 
Monday, June 9, 2014 to Friday, August 1, 2014
Minimum: 
10
Maximum: 
20
Enrolment Notes: 
Last date to drop the class is Jun 20, 2014
Teaching Method: 
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