Strange New World of the Bible 2 BIB512

Instructor: Drew Strait, PhD

By reading material from the New Testament, students will come to understand better the scope of the Bible and its contents and background in conversation with thoughtful critical scholarship. After an orientation to the Greco-Roman world and the structure of the New Testament, students will sample biblical texts and themes, including the Gospels, Acts, the Pauline writings, the historical Jesus, and eschatology.