New Testament Themes
Course documents and supplementary readings.
May 13/14, 2014 (Final class - Boo Hoo!)
Read chapter 8 in Brown.
May 6/7, 2014
Read chapters 6 & 7 in Brown.
Gospel of John handout
Letters of John handout
April 29/30, 2014
Read chapter 5 in Brown and first part of chapter 6.
I Peter handout
April 22/23, 2014
Read chapter 4 in Brown.
See handout for Luke/Acts below.
April 15/16, 2014
No class. Holy Week.
April 8/9, 2014
Read Brown chapters 3 & 4.
Ecclesiology of Colossians and Ephesians
Ecclesiology of Luke/Acts
April 1/2, 2014
Read Brown The Churches the Apostles Left Behind chapters 1 & 2.
If possible, read Schnelle pages 592 to 599.
Pastoral Epistles Ecclesiology
New Testament Issues related to Ecclesiology
March 25/26, 2014
Read in Schnelle pages 163 to 192.
March 18/19, 2014
Read in Schnelle pages 143 (Tuesday)/146 (Wednesday) to 162.
March 11/12, 2014
Read in Schnelle pages 133 to 162.
February 26, 2014 (Wednesday class)
March 4, 2014 (Tuesday class)
Read in Schnelle pages 111 to 133 (or to 162 if you can).
February 18/19, 2014
Read in Schnelle pages 92 to 110.
Donald Senior on Kingdom of God
February 11/12, 2014
Read in Schnelle pages 78 to 110.
See last weeks entry for text.
Short reflection on the Kingdom of God
February 4/5, 2014
Udo Schnelle pages 61 to 110.
John Meier on "real" Jesus
Luke T. Johnson on "real" Jesus
January 28/29, 2014
Udo Schnelle pages 605-607; 619-621; 635-640.
Hebrews selected passages
Extra Reflection: HUVB on the descent of Christ into hell (I Peter 3:19; 4:6)
Udo Schnelle pages 541-546; 559-561; 582-585.
January 14/15, 2014
Udo Schnelle pages 246 to 268.
Participation in the Christ Event
January 7/8, 2014
Udo Schnelle pages 222 to 245.
Paul on the resurrection
Next classes January 7/8, 2014
We will continue from page 222 in Udo Schnelle.
If you have suggestions for next year's (Sept. 2014- May 2015) class topic,
please email me: email@example.com
I am sending my suggestions to everyone in an email.
This is not an entirely democratic process, but collaboration never hurts.
December 10/11, 2013
Udo Schnelle pages 221-245: Paul's Christology Part One
The cross in Paul handout
Supplemental handout for December 3/4, 2013
Raymond Brown Passion Narrative
December 3/4, 2013
Udo Schnelle pages 694 to 704 plus Donald Senior's article on
the Passion Narrative in John. See below for links to these texts if needed.
November 19/20, 2013
***We will continue our discussion of Schnelle
up to page 694 only. We will go on to page 704 after
Christology of the Gospel of John continued
Read Udo Schnelle pages 694 to 704: text here
Christology of John's Passion Narrative
Wedding at Cana
Introduction to John
November 12/13, 2013
Christology of the Gospel of John
Read Udo Schnelle pages 669 to 694: text here
John vs. The Synoptics
November 5/6, 2013
Christology of Luke's Passion Narrative
Read Udo Schnelle pages 481-492: text here
October 29/30, 2013
Christology of Matthew's Passion Narrative
Read Udo Schnelle pages 432 to 441: text here
October 22/23, 2013
Christology of Mark's Passion Narrative
Read Udo Schnelle pages 405 to 419: text here
Christological titles of Jesus in the NT
Real vs. Historical Jesus - John Meier
October 15/16, 2013
Read pages 105 to 125 in An Introduction to New Testament Christology by
Issues in NT Christology
October 8/9, 2013
Read Chapter Four "Apocalypticism" in New Testament Themes
Christian Perspective on Apocalyptic Theology
October 1/2, 2013
New Testament Foundations of Church
Tuesday class list pdf
Wednesday class list pdf
Tuesday class list
Wednesday class list
September 24/25, 2013
Read chapter two "Discipleship: The Way of God" in New Testament Themes
by David de Silva
NT terms related to Discipleship
Volunteer for UD Ministry Conference
September 17/18, 2013
Read chapter one "Grace: The Favor of God" in New Testament Themes
by David de Silva
September 10/11, 2013
Old Testament Themes Summary