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Nazarene Bible College

07/31/2014http://www.nbc.edu/schedule/online-courses.php

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MPP1011 - Telling the New Testament Story of God

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

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify the literary structure of the New Testament.
  2. Identify the genre and basic thrust of each New Testament book.
  3. Understand the major critical methods of studying the New Testament.
  4. Order chronologically the significant events and persons of the New Testament.
  5. Describe the impact of the historical background of the New Testament on the message of Paul.
  6. Identify the significant elements of the message of Paul.
  7. Summarize the significant life events of Paul.
  8. Identify and describe the major theological concepts of the New Testament.
  9. Summarize the significant life events of Jesus.
  10. Identify the significant elements of the message of Jesus.
  11. Understand the historical background and development of the New Testament canon.
  12. Describe the impact of the historical background of the New Testament on the message of Jesus.

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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