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MPP1541 - Introduction to the New Testament

Course Description

A survey of the historical, literary, and cultural context of the New Testament. This course is a prerequisite for all other New Testament classes.

Course Objectives

The following competencies as outlined in the Sourcebook on Ordination: United States of America Edition, 2006 to meet the educational requirements for Ordination within the Church of the Nazarene will be achieved by completing this course:

  • Ability to identify the literary structure of the New Testament.(CN-8)
  • Ability to identify the genre and basic thrust of each New Testament book.(CN-9)
  • Ability to summarize the significant life events of Jesus and Paul.(CN-10)
  • Ability to identify the significant elements of the message of Jesus and Paul.(CN-11)
  • Ability to describe the impact of the historical background of the New Testament on the message of Jesus and Paul.(CN-12)
  • Ability to order chronologically the significant events and persons of the New Testament.(CN-13)
  • Ability to identify and describe the major theological concepts of the New Testament.(CN-14)

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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