COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is a study of the historical background and canon of the New Testament, an evaluation of NT criticism, and an examination of special introductory problems of selected NT Books. The student will become acquainted with first-century works and issues as well as interact with the contemporary issues that directly relate to the origins of Christianity. Prerequisite(s): NA.
TEXTBOOK(S): deSilva, David A. An Introduction to the New Testament: Contexts, Methods & Ministry Formation. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2004.