|TIME COMMITMENT||6 HOURS PER WEEK|
|DURATION||8 WEEKS + RESEARCH|
|VIDEO TRANSCRIPT||AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH|
|TOTAL TIME||80 HOURS IN TOTAL INCL. LECTURE AND RESEARCH|
What you´ll learn
- The student summarizes the content and the theology of 1 Corinthians and 2 Corinthians.
- The student completes exegetical exercises of selected passages of the Corinthian letters, and develops applications of those passages to contemporary church situations.
- Applying Pauline discourses in 1 Corinthians and 2 Corinthians to typical difficulties experienced by church members, e.g. marriage, church life, church discipline, as well as applying Paul’s writings to ethical choices, e.g. sexuality, business ethics.
- Developing from the above-mentioned exegesis and application sound and practical church governance positions.
Contents of the course in detail
Evaluation and Grading
Practicum and reflection— the student, in coordination with his/her Placement Church Pastor, attends a conversation Between a Placement Church leader and someone else involved with an issue that is discussed in 1 Corinthians or 2 Corinthians. The student then rights a 2-3-page reflection paper, based on the situation observed and interaction with the appropriate passage in the Corinthian letters (20%).
2 exegetical papers, including exegesis of a critical passage from Corinthians and an application essay or homily based on that passage (30% per paper).
Final open-Bible essay exam (20%).
Preparatory tasks for the students
Complete reading of 1 Corinthians and 2 Corinthians, using two different Bible translations (selected from instructor-provided list of useful translations) (six hours).
Required reading (30+ hours).
Proof of achievement
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