OPEN APR 30, 2021 – JUL 04, 2021 1,050 $
The Gospels
The four canonical Gospels compose the main source that the Church has regarding the teaching and ministry of Jesus Christ. As such, their importance cannot be overestimated. This course provides an overview of the four Gospels, including their development and the relationship of the Gospels to each other, as well as their (sometimes differing) narratives and contents. At the same time, this course will use the study of the four Gospels as a vehicle for Introduction to the craft of biblical exegesis.
TIME COMMITMENT6 HOURS PER WEEK
DURATION8 WEEKS + RESEARCH
PACETUTOR GUIDED
MODULEXEGESIS
COURSE LANGUAGEENGLISH
VIDEO TRANSCRIPTAVAILABLE IN ENGLISH
DIFFICULTYINTERMEDIATE
CREDIT HOURS4
TOTAL TIME80 HOURS IN TOTAL INCL. LECTURE AND RESEARCH

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What you´ll learn

The Gospels—Introduction and Exegetical Study
The four canonical Gospels compose the main source that the Church has regarding the teaching and ministry of Jesus Christ. As such, their importance cannot be overestimated. This course provides an overview of the four Gospels, including their development and the relationship of the Gospels to each other, as well as their (sometimes differing) narratives and contents. At the same time, this course will use the study of the four Gospels as a vehicle for Introduction to the craft of biblical exegesis..

Course Goals

  • The student describes the development of the four Gospels in their historical context.
  • The student charts the structure and major content points of the four Gospels.
  • The student comprehends and internalizes the importance of the Gospels for the Christian faith.

Acquired Skills

  • Orienting pastoral ministry on the narratives and teachings of the Gospel.
  • Drawing theological insights from the uniqueness of each of the Gospels.
  • Applying foundational exegetical methods to the study of Gospel texts.
OPEN APR 30, 2021 – JUL 04, 2021
1,050 $

Contents of the course in detail

The Gospels—Introduction and Exegetical Study
  • Introduction to exegetical methods
  • The Gospel according to Mark
  • The Gospel according to Matthew
  • The Gospel according to Luke
  • The Gospel according to John

Faculty

To be announced

Final exam

Online test

Evaluation and Grading

Content quiz, Mark (10%).
Content quiz, Matthew (10%).
Content quiz, Luke (10%).
Content quiz, John (10%).
Gospel passage exegetical paper (30%).
Open-Bible, including exegetical paper, final test (30%)

Preparatory tasks for the students

to be announced

Proof of achievement

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Required Reading

To be announced.

Additional Bibliography

To be announced.