New Testament as Literature


Advanced Common Curriculum: Religious Studies
RAC: Catholic Traditions; Premodern

This course explores the fundamentals of how the Christian Scriptures came to be and identifies the critical issues that challenge modern interpretations of biblical texts. Covers the basic structure, background, content, and theologies of New Testament literature with insights into the social, cultural, literary, and the religious contexts in which the early Christian texts arose.

Prerequisite: RELS T122 or RELS T124 or RELS H295

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