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Course Description: This course is intended to introduce the student to the scholarly study of the New Testament. It will cover a) the historical background of the New Testament; b) a history of critical study of the New Testament and evaluation of these theories; c) the various methods used in scholarly study of the New Testament (historical, source, form, redaction, rhetorical criticism, etc.); d) the text and the formation of the New Testament canon; e) questions of introduction about NT books (authorship, date, etc.); f) the content of the NT books; g) elementary exegesis and hermeneutics.
Asbury Theological Seminary
NT, 520, New, Testament, Introduction, Fall, 2002