COS 511 - New Testament II


Instructor: Gregory J. Riley
Contact: griley@cst.edu

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Course Description

This course continues the third-year New Testament course, but focuses on the exegesis of four other assigned texts. It emphasizes the integration of previous learning in exegesis and biblical studies with contextualization in the practice of ministry. Special emphasis includes the books of Matthew, John, James, and Revelation.

Required Textbooks

Ehrman, B. The New Testament: A Historical Introduction to the Early Christian Writings. New York and Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1997.

Holladay, Carl R. A Critical Introduction to the New Testament: Interpreting the Meaning and Message of Jesus Christ

Suggested Textbooks

Riley, Gregory J. The River of God: A New History of Christian Origins. Harper San Francisco, 2001.

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