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Course Details

Course Code: RELS212 Course ID: 3636 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides a detailed exploration of the historical and religious context, literary styles and theological themes of each of the twenty-seven books of the New Testament, and offers an overview of current New Testament studies.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session
10/31/2022 - 03/31/2023 04/03/2023 - 05/28/2023 April Spring 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
CO1: Describe the cultural, political, and religious background of each New Testament book.
CO2: Describe the historical development and intended purpose of each book.
CO3: Identify and assess the various critical approaches to studying the New Testament.
CO4: Identify and explain the central themes of each book as well as the themes running through the New Testament as a whole.
CO5: Discuss the influence of the New Testament in both the early and modern Church.

NameGrade %
Discussions 50.00 %
Week 1: Introduction 6.25 %
Week 2: Redaction Criticism The Sermon on the Mount and the Gospels of Matthew and Luke 6.25 %
Week 3: The Gospel of John 6.25 %
Week 4: Acts Jesus and the Sermon on Mars Hill 6.25 %
Week 5: Paul and Grace Corinth and Christian liberty 6.25 %
Week 6: Faith slavery and women 6.25 %
Week 7: Issues of Christian Discipleship 6.25 %
Week 8: My Favorite Book in the New Testament Presentation 6.25 %
Assignments 30.00 %
Week 3 - Textual Analysis of Matthew 2:1-12 15.00 %
Week 5 - News That You Can Use! 15.00 %
Presentation 20.00 %
Week 8 - My Favorite Book in the New Testament 20.00 %

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
CO1: Describe the cultural, political, and religious background of each New Testament book.
CO2: Describe the historical development and intended purpose of each book.
CO3: Identify and assess the various critical approaches to studying the New Testament.
CO4: Identify and explain the central themes of each book as well as the themes running through the New Testament as a whole.
CO5: Discuss the influence of the New Testament in both the early and modern Church.

Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.
Author: No Author Specified
 
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 
Book Title:Exploring the New Testament, Volume 1, 2nd ed. - eBook available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780830825394
Publication Info:Intervarsity Press Lib
Author:WENHAM
Unit Cost:$21.98
 
Book Title:Exploring the New Testament, Volume 2: A Guide to the Letters & Revelation, 2nd ed. - eBook available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780830825400
Publication Info:Intervarsity Press Lib
Author:Marshall
Unit Cost:$21.98
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.