Oct 02, 2023  
2015-2016 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2015-2016 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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TH 102 - Introduction to the New Testament

An introduction to the cultural, historical, and religious milieu in which Christianity emerged and developed in its first century emphasizing the Letters of Paul and the four Gospels.

Prerequisites & Notes
TH 104

Assignment Overview
  • Assignments: 5 Units
  • Interactivity: Discussion Board


Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate a positive familiarity with the four Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, and St. Paul.
  • Recognize the literary forms used within the New Testament.
  • Understand the perspectives of the Gospel writers as they relate to the communities for/to which they were writing.
  • Note the contemporary historical influences on the Gospels and the writings of St. Paul.
  • Recognize the various problems associated with the study of the New Testament.

Credits: 3

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