- the historical and religious context of the New Testament;
- the figure of Jesus in the New Testament;
- introduction to the Pauline literature, the Gospels and the Apocalypse and insight into the Apocrypha of the New Testament;
- a brief history of the canon of the New Testament;
- relationship between history, literature and theology for reading the Bible.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
|1||- describe the historical and religious context of the New Testament and situate the figure of Jesus;
|2||- master a basic knowledge of the New Testament writings (content, main characteristics);
|3||- describe the history of the formation of the New Testament canon.|
introduction to the NT is a general introduction in the critical reading of biblical text. A more throughgoing reading of individual books of the NT is given in other courses in BA and MA.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Classroom-based course. Note: in the second semester of 2020-2021 the teaching method will depend on the regulations due to the COVID-19 virus.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Written examination. If it is not possible to organize a normal written exam, there will be an oral exam via Zoom or Teams.
The bibliography of each separate chapter is available in the course notes.