(Current) The course gives a virtual tour of the New Testament, showcasing a panoramic view of the NT in its entirety, with excursions to every major section and book of the NT. The vehicle “Hermeneutical Triad” will be used to explore the NT in terms of its resonant history, literature, and theology. Throughout the exploration of the ancient text, students will be challenged to interpret their biblical journey in a manner relevant to our contemporary times.
This course introduces the student to diachronic and synchronic methodologies in interpreting the Bible. With this methodological background, the student is given the opportunity to read and study the texts of the New Testament and so gain a basic overview of their content and major themes and concerns.