Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

PHIL 208 - Introduction to the New Testament

3 Credits

(Fall Only)
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101. This course provides an introduction to the New Testament. Students will examine the historical context in which Christianity arose. They will examine the gospels, the traditions about Jesus, and the teachings of Jesus. Other genre, such as the major letters of Paul, and the book of Revelation will also be discussed. Students will gain an appreciation for the impact that social context, the theological agenda of the editors, and the intended reader had on the development of New Testament writing.