Directed Biblical Studies 1
Not available in 2013
Previously offered in 2011, 2010
This course will allow students to select one of two areas of Biblical study: The Four Gospels or Johannine Literature.
The course will examine the literary form and theological content of The Four Gospels or Johannine Literature.
|Objectives||Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the principal issues associated with the study.
2. Exhibit a critical understanding of the principal literary forms in their selected topic
3. Demonstrate a well-developed skill in the exegesis of a selected passage(s) form their selected topic.
4. Display a critical appreciation of the place of their selected study in the Hebrew or Christian Canons.
|Content||Themes will include:
The Four Gospels:
1. Identify the Gospel genre and its intent;
2. Identify the communities of Mark, Matthew, Luke and John
3. Critical approaches to the Gospels.
4. Jesus, as portrayed in each of the Gospels.
5. Discipleship in the Gospels.
6. Practical exegetical method.
1. An introduction to the Gospel and Epistles of John.
2. The community of John as reflected in these texts.
3. The literary style of the Gospel..
4. Key theological concepts in the Johannine tradition.
5. The Revelation of John as a literary/theological unit.
6. Exegesis of selected passages.
|Replacing Course(s)||Not Applicable.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : Paper Based|
|Teaching Methods||Self Directed Learning|
|Contact Hours||Self Directed Learning: for 130 hour(s) per Term for Full Term|