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A 2013 course by William Webb at Tyndale Seminary examines the Book of Revelation "with a focus on its literary genre, theological themes and the various schools of interpretation;" special focus on "teaching and preaching its contents."
A 2006 course taught by Russell Morton at Ashland Theological Seminary offers a "systematic introduction to the Gospels in the context of present day biblical research. The study will concentrate on such areas as historico-religious backgrounds and methods of New Testament criticism, and the individuality and interrelationships of the Gospels."
A 2014 course by Doug Kennard at Houston Graduate School of Theology on the book of Revelation and its contemporary, antecedent, and later instantiations.
A 2005 course by James Kelhoffer at Saint Louis University offers a "survey and analysis of early Christian apocalypses and their literary precedents in Jewish apocalypses and apocalypticism."
A 2007 course taught by Russell Morton at Ashland Theological Seminary offers a "close exploration of Revelationâs challenge to first-century believers in Asia Minor will lead to discussion of its ongoing challenge and encouragement to churches."
A 2013 course by Van Johnson at Tyndale Seminary that looks at Luke as "an historian and a theologian."
A course by Casey Elledge at Gustavus Adolphus College "dedicated to substantial readings in Greek New Testament and Related Literature . . . Brief introductions to papyri and epigraphy" included.
A 2002 course by Robert Kraft at the University of Pennsylvania treats the "origins of 'Christianity' in general, to about the year 200 ce, with particular reference to the various writings preserved from early Christians, including the 'New Testament' anthology."
A 2016 course by Doug Otto at Smith College seeks "to understand the early Christian family as a Greco-Roman family, focusing on slaves and children, marriage and divorce."
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 2013 course by Ian Scott at Tyndale Seminary that "examines the various problems in the Corinthian church and how Paul tried to address those issues."
A 2014 course by Guy Prentiss Waters at Reformed Theological Seminary is "an exposition of Paul's epistles in chronological order that emphasizes the application of Paul's theology to the pastoral needs of the churches of his day and ours."
A course by Joseph Molleur at Cornell College seeks "to understand Paul's letters in terms of their original historical and cultural context" with some attention to "their possible meaning and relevance for contemporary Christians."
A 2007 course by James Kelhoffer at Saint Louis University surveys "the life and teachings of the apostle Paul and explore how the Pauline legacy was received and interpreted by others in the early church."
A 2013 course by Fred Penney at Tyndale Seminary maintains a focus on "preaching biblical narratives while upholding a commitment to biblical exposition."
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 course by Anne McGuire at Haverford College focuses "on a critical examination of the varied representations of Mary Magdalene as disciple, witness, and icon in religion, literature, and the arts. Images of Mary Magdalene will serve as a lens through which to examine changing conceptions of gender, sin, sexuality, spirituality, the body, and salvation."
A 2013 course by Robert Kawashima at the University of Florida on apocalypticism which entails "a new literary form . . . And . . . a new way of viewing reality."
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 2014 course by Peter Davids at Houston Graduate School of Theology studies "in selected Pauline Epistles . . . Within the context of Paul's missionary work and developing issues of faith, practice and church governance."
A 2007 course taught by Jonathan Lawrence at Canisius College applies "various scholarly approaches for understanding the New Testament."
A 2011 course by Roger Greene at Mississippi College on the "Jewish and Greco-Roman world into which Christianity was born."
A 2009 course by Catherine Murphy at Santa Clara University "explores postcolonial theory and its applications to the interpretation of the New Testament."
A 2012 course by Lewis Brogdon at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary offers a "study and interpretation of the Greek text of Paulâs letter to the Colossians and Philemon."
A 2013 course by Marion Soards at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary seeks "to develop a working knowledge of the methods for exegesis of the NT writings and the use of these methods in reading the books of the NT."
A 2011 course by Sheila McGinn at John Carroll University"introduces participants to the earliest Christian communities and the collection of literature which they produced."
A 1999 course by Donald Binder at Southern Methodist University serves as "an examination of the New Testament writings, with special attention to their social context within the Mediterranean world of the first two centuries of this era."
A 2002 course by Michel Desjardins at Wilfrid Laurier University "is an introduction to the New Testament literature itself and to academic approaches to that literature."
A 2017 course by Charles Cosgrove at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary provides "a historical introduction to the writings of the New Testament."
A 2008 course by Mary Suydam at Kenyon College on the New Testament texts, their origins, and theologies.
A 2007 course by Russell Morton at Ashland University serves as an "introduction to Acts, the Pauline Epistles, and Later New Testament in the context of contemporary biblical research."
A course by James Kelhoffer at Saint Louis University "offers an introduction to the critical study of this assorted literature [the New Testament], and of the Jewish, Hellenistic and Roman cultural environment that shaped its composition."
A 2017 course by Tony M. Cleaver at Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary "is a survey of the entire New Testament. The general background, authorship, and content of the various books of the New Testament are covered."
A 2013 course by Ian Scott at Tyndale Seminary sets the New Testament "in its cultural and historical setting" and treats its theological import.
A 2007 course by Jane Webster at Barton College approaches the New Testament through "reading, writing, films, and class discussion."
A 2014 course by Rev. Leonard Obloy at SS. Cyril & Methodius Seminary examines "the composition and theology of the letters within the Pauline corpus" as well as the "remaining epistles of the New Testament (except John)."
A 1998 course by Donald Binder at the Anglican School of Theology examines the "Acts of the Apostles, with special attention to its social context within the Greco-Roman-Jewish world of the first two centuries."
A 2013 course by Marion Soards at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary "is an advanced level study giving critical and exegetical attention to accounts of the Passion of Jesus."
A 2005 course by James Kelhoffer at Saint Louis University provides a "detailed examination of the New Testament Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke, with special focus on the distinctive portrait of Jesus that each presents. Major issues and contemporary methods for the study of gospel literature will be introduced. Central emphasis on Christology, with a general introduction to literary, socio-historical and tradition-critical methodologies."
A 2016 course by Michael Kuykendall at Gateway Seminary "is an exegetical study of the Fourth Gospel, its background, and message."
A 2012 course by Dennis Smith at Phillips Theological Seminary examines the "literary form and complex theology" of the Fourth Gospel.
A course by Rev. Leonard Obloy at SS. Cyril & Methodius Seminary introduces students to the "Synoptic Tradition . . . with attention to various theories regarding the so-called Synoptic Problem."
A 1996 course by Donald Binder at Southern Methodist University offers an "examination of the Pauline letters, with special attention to their social context within the Mediterranean world of the first century."
A 1998 course by Michel Desjardins at Wilfrid Laurier University offers an "examination of Paul's life and teachings as seen in the early Christian literature likely written by him (Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Philippians, 1 Thessalonians, Philemon), about him (Acts, Acts of Paul and Thecla), and in his name (Ephesians, Colossians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus, Prayer of the Apostle Paul, Apocalypse of Paul)."
A 2017 course by Michael Kuykendall at Gateway Seminar "is an introduction to the primary literature, theology, and message of the apocalyptic genre, with specific emphasis placed on the book of Revelation."
A 2012 course by Bruce Fisk and Telford Work at Westmont College offers an "exegetical and theological exploration of Christian eschatology . . . engage key biblical texts, explore theological themes, and discuss historical and contemporary questions in eschatology . . . . "
A 2012 course by Marion Soards at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary explores "critical issues in the interpretation of Galatians and . . . prominent scholarly literature . . . . In addition to basic matters of historical-critical understanding of the text, we will reflect upon theological issues as these arise from our encounter with the letter. We will be particularly interested in the implications of Galatians for religious dialogue between Christians and Jews."
A 2010 course by Kenneth Atkinson at the University of Northern Iowa introduces "to the history and ideas of the New Testament and other early Christian writings and the methods biblical scholars use to understand them. My goal is to provide you with the skills necessary to interpret the New Testament, and to help you evaluate the ways that people use this text."
A course by Mark Given at Missouri State University traces "Paul and the Pauline trajectory in the early Church through primary and secondary sources. . . . [and] with many of the historical, literary, hermeneutical, and ideological issues currently under investigation in Pauline scholarship."
A 2013 course by Lewis Brogdan at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary "is a survey course designed (a) to introduce students to the basic matters of New Testament studies and (b) to lay a foundation for all advanced work in the area. With regard to each book of the New Testament, we will, as possible, think about the literary shape, social context, and theological concerns of the writing."
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 2008 course by Anne McGuire at Haverford College focuses "on a critical reading of the Letters of Paul and his interpreters in cultural context."
A 2002 course by Richard Ascough at Queen's University "is designed to give an overview of the content and background of the twenty-seven documents that comprise the New Testament. Through these texts we will explore the historical development of early Christianity as it is expressed in the literature of the various faith communities."
A 1998 course by Jeffrey Carlson at DePaul University investigates the Sermon on the Mount "in terms of its roots in Judaism and the Greco-Roman world, its interpretations in the Christian tradition, in other religions, and in philosophy, the arts and literature."
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 Charles Cosgrove at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary offers "an advanced course . . . on the interconnected topics of ethics and moral formation in Paul. The course examines a wide range of material in Paulâs letters in the light of both Greco- Roman sources and critical scholarship."
A 2014 course by Charles Cosgrove at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary provides "a historical introduction to the writings of the New Testament. Special attention will be given to the social settings of the writings in the early church and wider Mediterranean world."
A course by Yeo Khiok-khng at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary explores "various reception and hermeneutical theories of rhetoric and intertextuality on cross-cultural wisdoms (such as ancient Jewish, Greco-Roman, Chinese, Islamic, African-American, etc.) of various communities" through the lens of the Book of James.
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."
A 2019 course by Joshua W. Jipp at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School offers a "study of the Synoptics and Acts with emphasis on developing the skills necessary to be effective interpreters of these texts."
A 2018 course by Susanna Drake at Macalester College examines "the diverse literature of the New Testament along with some other early Christian texts that did not become part of the Christian 'canon.'" The course highlights how these texts have been understood within selected traditions within the United States.