Introduction to the study of the New Testament

Date Cancelled
College University of St. Michael's College, Faculty of Theology
Instructor(s) Shantz, Colleen
Course Code SMB1501HS
Semester Second Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Toronto (St George Campus)

This course is an introduction to the texts, theologies, and socio-historical context of selected texts from the New Testament, as well as scholarly methodologies for studying them. Our focus will be on these ancient texts, and how they reflect the interests of the communities in which they were written.
Upon successful completion of this course engaged students will be able to
1) accurately apply the methodologies of New Testament Criticism
2) integrate critical exegetical skills with theological questions
3) distinguish the literary style, historical context, and theological perspective of selected New Testament texts.

Schedule Thu
Start Time 17:00
End Time 19:00
Hours Per Week 2
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Additional Notes

Additional Evaluation: assigned papers and exam.

Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Previously Offered Winter 2019
Currently Offered Winter 2024