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A course by Casey Elledge at Gustavus Adolphus College on the "life of Jesus as portrayed in the New Testament and other ancient writings, and to the modern critical Quest(s) of the Historical Jesus."
A 2009 course by Anne McGuire at Haverford College focuses "on a close study of the parables of Jesus in their cultural and literary contexts. Special attention will be given to recent literary analysis of the parables in the Synoptic Gospels and the Gospel of Thomas."
A 2012 course by Reid Locklin at University of Toronto "traces Christian teachings about Jesus of NazarethâJesus the Christâfrom their origins to the modern era."
A 2011 course by Amy Plantinga Pauw and Sean Hayden at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary acquaints students "with central themes and issues in contemporary Christology, including Christology written from Global South perspectives."
A 2007 course by Wayne Rollins at Hartford Seminary explores "the portraits of Jesus in the major New Testament writings, the non-canonical gospels of recent Da Vinci Code fame, and in the history of the church and the arts from the first to the twenty-first century, concluding with contemporary Christologies in the writings of Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan, in film, and in the newer psychological approaches of John Miller and Don Capps . . . ."
A 1998 course by Nicola Denzey at Bowdoin College examines "some of these different "Jesuses" which emerge from the "Quest for Jesus" through the ages, including several interpretations of Jesus in historical studies, and several interpretations of Jesus from art and literature."
A 2011 course by Shalahudin Kafrawi at Hobart and William Smith Colleges "examines Qur'anic portrayals of Jesus, his message, and his followers" and "how Muslims interpret those portrayals in their exegetical, legal, and sufic writings" and role in interfaith relations.
A 2016 course by Tony M. Cleaver at Baptist Missionary Association Seminary "is an examination of the factual basis of Christianity as it is found in the life and teaching of Jesus Christ."
A course by Joseph Molleur at Cornell College studies "the career of Jesus of Nazareth, as he is represented and interpreted" in the canonical gospels, apocryphal gospels, and Q; attention is also given to Jesus as interpreted by John Dominic Crossan and Luke Timothy Johnson.
A 2018 course by Edward Krasevac at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology examines the "questions revolving around the relationship of faith to history" through the "main lines of modern and contemporary historical Christology, beginning with the 'Old Quest of the Historical Jesus' and ending with the so-called 'Third Quest.'"
A 1998 course by Jeffrey Carlson at DePaul University surveys "significant interpretations of Jesus of Nazareth that have developed in various religious and cultural contexts over nearly two thousand years. . . . (and) a variety of contemporary christological developments occurring in diverse contexts around the globe--in Latin America, Asia, Africa and North America."
A 2009 course by Wakoh Shannon Hickey at Alfred University on "a variety of ways that people have understood Jesus and his teachings."
A 2012 course by Roger Greene at Mississippi College examines "selected teachings of Jesus with emphasis upon their historical occasion and contemporary relevance."
A course by James McGrath at Butler University introduces "students to the scholarly study of Jesus as a historical figure, providing opportunity to become more familiar with the relevant primary sources and other data, and the tools for the critical historical evaluation and investigation thereof."
A 2018 course by Carmichael Crutchfield at Memphis Seminary aims to promote "deep thinking about Jesus' teachings and the impact they have on today's teaching, especially in the church environment."
A 2014 course by Michael Castori at Santa Clara University "explores the Jewish identity of Jesus and the historical, political and theological issues arising from Christianityâs origins as a Jewish sect."
A 2018 course by Tina Pippin at Agnes Scott College examines "the quests for the historical Jesus, with an analysis of literary and cultural sources (especially from film, music, art), and also the ethical implications of Jesus’ life and message, from the first century to contemporary times."