David Baird, Ph.D. cand., Wednesdays, 6 to 9 pm
RELS 224 CP, New Testament Theology (3 sem. hrs.)
A study of the New Testament writings, in their historical setting and chronological sequence, with the goal of acquiring knowledge of their theological unity and diversity.
A study of the New Testament writings, in their historical settings and chronological sequence, with the goal of acquiring knowledge of their theological unity and diversity. The CPC section of this course focuses on the development of Christian theology in response to the Christ event, primarily in the New Testament documents, as subsequently reflected upon by the early theologians, and in the declarations of the fourth, fifth, and sixth century Church Councils. Additionally, students will be exposed to several of the historical debates in the reception of these texts and to perspectives from contemporary theological hermeneutics.
• Prerequisite(s): RELS 102 or instructor's consent
•The course meets the University Core Requirement for Religious Studies - Bible Content (0-5), and meets the requirements for the following:
° Biblical Studies Major, Concentration, or Minor
° Christianity and Culture Major, Concentration, or Minor
° Christianity and Culture: Catholic Studies Minor
• All CPC courses may be counted as electives for any TWU Degree.
• CPC Courses may count towards CPC certificates as listed in the Course Requirements for each Certificate.
Image: Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.