The study of the New Testament focusing on the Life of Jesus and the early church.

Course Description: An introduction to the New Testament with careful attention given to the life and teachings of Jesus.

Learning Outcomes: Students will demonstrate appropriate competency related to the following knowledge and skills: 

  • Students will develop a better grasp of who Jesus claimed to be in his time and setting as seen through the gospels. 

  • Students will develop basic exegetical and hermeneutical skills necessary for reading NT texts. 

  • Students will develop an understanding of and an appreciation for the gospels and letters as theological literature from the 1st century Mediterranean world. 

  • Students will develop knowledge of NT background, historical context, and texts. 


Course Description: An introduction to the New Testament with careful attention given to the life and teachings of Jesus.

Learning Outcomes: Students will demonstrate appropriate competency related to the following knowledge and skills: 

  • Students will develop a better grasp of who Jesus claimed to be in his time and setting as seen through the gospels. 

  • Students will develop basic exegetical and hermeneutical skills necessary for reading NT texts. 

  • Students will develop an understanding of and an appreciation for the gospels and letters as theological literature from the 1st century Mediterranean world. 

  • Students will develop knowledge of NT background, historical context, and texts.